TomTom (Tom 2), yesterday in Amsterdam, announced maps updates around the world. This will increase coverage and improve features for all business customers. TomTom’s global map database now covers over 44 million kilometres and 4.2 billion people worldwide, and features full navigable coverage for 126 countries.

“TomTom continues to expand its global map footprint with the addition of more than half a million kilometres of roads,” said Charles Cautley, Managing Director of TomTom Maps. “We are excited to deliver new global map updates that support navigation, geocoding and other location-based services.”

The global map’s new features include, but are not limited to: the launch of navigable maps for Albania and Senegal, the debut of Pedestrian Maps for Berlin, London, New York, San Francisco, and Toronto featuring pedestrian-specific geometry, such as footpaths, garden paths and forms of way that are not accessible by car.

TomTom is a Dutch company founded in 1991 that produces navigation and mapping products. TomTom is also into GPS sport watches, fleet management systems, and location-based products.

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