Press Release: May 26, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Mary Kelly, Media Relations
Phone: 609-252-8160
kelly@alk.com
Fax: 609-252-8166

 

CoPilot Live Enterprise Software Development Kit Now Available For Android OS
The SDK allows companies to integrate navigation software into professional mobile
solutions running on the Android platform

 

Princeton, NJ—May 26, 2011—ALK Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of navigation, routing, mileage and mapping software today announced a comprehensive Enterprise Software Developer Kit (SDK) that allows CoPilot Live and CoPilot Truck navigation software to be integrated into professional mobile solutions running on the Android platform.

With Android now leading the global smartphone market for the second quarter running and with 35.7 million units shipped*, the number of organizations  considering the Android platform for professional use is demonstrating a dramatic upward curve.

“We are seeing increasing Android demand both in terms of end-customer requirements and channel partner solutions,” said Dan Popkin, Vice President, CoPilot Division at ALK Technologies Inc. “The development of an API set and SDK enabling our enterprise solutions, CoPilot Live Professional and CoPilot Truck Professional, to be integrated with third party applications on the Android platform allows our partners to address this significant market opportunity now.”

Dan continues: “Our experience in SDK development and enterprise implementations ensures that our partners and customers have access to the correct tools and support required for comprehensive integration. In addition, we’ve experienced great success with our CoPilot Live Android-based navigation application on the Android Market, which has been available for nearly 2 years.  Bringing this combined experience to the expanding Android enterprise market is extremely exciting for ALK.  No other Android enterprise navigation provider has the product and integration experience that we do.”

By integrating CoPilot navigation and routing into mobile workforce management and telematics solutions, corporations are able to achieve a rapid and proven return on investment.  The CoPilot Android SDK provides seamless 2-way communications to the navigation application, enabling fully automated destination entry, better visibility of mobile resources and improved customer service through accurate and monitored arrival times.

In addition to Android tablets and smartphones, CoPilot Live Professional and CoPilot Truck Professional are available for established Enterprise platforms including Windows Embedded and WinCE and Apple iOS. For more information about our enterprise solutions visit www.copilotlive.com.

About ALK Technologies

Since 1979, ALK Technologies has developed innovative mobile navigation and transportation technology solutions. ALK's award-winning CoPilot Live GPS software is the navigation based services platform of choice for mobile operators, hardware OEMs and systems integrators globally.

ALK's PC*MILER routing, mileage and mapping solutions are used by over 22,000 transportation, logistics and manufacturing companies worldwide.  For more information on ALK Technologies, visit: www.alk.com.

* http://wirelessfederation.com/news/74356-global-android-market-share-increases-to-35-in-q1/

 

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