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Webraska winner of the “CEO’s award for innovation in WAP”

Webraska wins WAP Congress award for “CEO innovation in WAP” in the wireless marketplace

Poissy, France, 30 November 2000 - Webraska, the worldwide provider of personal navigation software platforms and solutions for the Wireless Internet, has been awarded the first official WAP award for CEO innovation in WAP at the WAP Congress 2000 in Seville, Spain.

Among 10 000 applicants Scott Goldman CEO, WAP Forum announced his own choice for this award to Webraska a winner in his opinion.

Jean-Michel Durocher co-founded Webraska in Poissy, France, with Thierry Dumort in July 1998 with the aim of turning mobile Internet devices into worldwide personal navigation co-pilots, enhancing location based services with optimised door-to-door directions and street-level mapping based on shortest journey-time.

Since it was founded, Webraska has grown into an international company with offices in Europe, Asia-Pacific and in North America and has customers and business partners among the most prestigious in the mobile Internet area. Its activities now include the provision of navigation services and middleware for operators, mobile location service providers and in-car navigation systems.

Jean-Michel Durocher, CEO and Founder of Webraska, was also awarded the Young European Entrepreneur Trophy for France earlier this year.

About Webraska
Webraska is the worldwide provider of personal navigation, mapping and traffic software platforms and solutions for the wireless Internet, location-based services and in-car telematics.

Webraskas revolutionary IbDN (Internet-based Distributed Navigation) and Personal Navigation Suite are used by leading mobile operators and car manufacturers around the world to offer wireless navigation applications carefully crafted to make the best out of each access mode (WAP, Internet, SMS, IVR, JavaPhones, PDA, Call Centre, car equipment).

Webraskas carrier-grade server platform includes an open API that allows carriers and their partners to add door-to-door optimised directions, continent-wide street level mapping, geocoding and enhanced spatial searching based on shortest journey-time to all their applications (location-based services, m-commerce, games, city guides, fleet management, mobile Extranet, etc.) and interfaces with external content databases.

The company is headquartered in Poissy, France and has offices in London, Brussels, Madrid, Rotterdam, Milan, Tokyo, Melbourne and Montreal.

For more information visit: www.webraska.com

For more information, please contact:

Webraska
Birgitte Voilquin
Tel: +33 (0)1 39 22 63 04
Email: [email protected]