NAVTEQ Corporation is a company that provides digital map data for digital navigation software, Internet Web sites, enterprise, fleet and geographic information system solutions and location-based services. The company offers one of the top digital map databases in the world. NAVTEQ captures the reality of the road network to enable dynamic turn-by-turn routing. The company began by collecting detailed data for large metropolitan areas. NAVTEQ data is used for most in-vehicle navigation systems sold in North America and Europe. The company s digital map data features road geometry, as well as road attributes, such as speed restrictions, lane configurations and directions to restaurants, fuel stations and shopping in more than 40 countries. It was established in 1985 in Silicon Valley, Calif., and is headquartered in Chicago with more than 1,500 employees throughout the world. NAVTEQ Corporation also has major production facilities in Fargo, N.D., and a support center in Yokohama, Japan.