Outdoor Maps for United States Now Available on SD Card from Magellan and Intermap Technologies

News Releases

22 Apr, 2009

Single SD card contains nationwide content with more layers and points-of-interest than any other dataset on the market

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

DENVER - Magellan, one of the leading GPS brands, and Intermap Technologies a leading provider of digital maps, today announced availability of pre-loaded SD cards with Topo USA (powered by AccuTerra) maps for Magellan Triton and eXplorist® handheld GPS products, providing outdoor enthusiasts with advanced topographic maps and off-road points of interest.


“To date, thousands of Triton and eXplorist users have reaped the benefits of downloading AccuTerra regional content from MagellanGPS.com for their GPS devices,” said Michael Bullock, vice president of consumer electronics for Intermap. “The new SD card offering gives consumers the ease and flexibility to buy an SD card that is preloaded with outdoor content for all 50 states, which is an exceptional value for the consumer. We're excited to now provide Magellan users with two methods to obtain great content for their devices — via our existing online regional downloads or this new SD card option with U.S. wide coverage.”


The easy to use SD cards contain digital terrain data, off-road and recreation-related roads, trails, and points-of-interest such as campgrounds, service facilities, and landmarks for all 50 states. Additionally, customers benefit from a land-management data layer that displays the location of public lands (national forest, wilderness areas, state parks, etc.) and private property for most recreation areas in the United States. The new SD cards will be available in numerous retail stores or directly from the Magellan website in time for the summer recreation season.


“Magellan continues to work to provide our customers the best set of options to maximize their outdoor activities. Topo USA now available on pre-loaded SD cards is just another way Magellan is teaming with its partners to create valuable ways to maximize their devices,” said Justin Doucette, Magellan's product marketing directors. “When our customers use AccuTerra maps on their Magellan GPS devices, they aren't just getting a map, they're getting access to every surrounding detail — all in one powerful device.”


Please ask for Topo USA (powered by AccuTerra) at your local retailer or check online atwww.magellangps.com. Magellan devices supporting the SD card product line are the Triton 400, 500, 1500, 2000 units, and the eXplorist 400, 500, 600, and XL units.

About Intermap Technologies

Intermap (TSX: IMP.TO, AIM: IMAP.L) is a preeminent digital mapping company creating uniform high-resolution 3D digital models of the earth's surface. The Company has proactively remapped entire countries and is building uniform national datasets, called NEXTMap®, consisting of affordably priced elevation data and geometric images of unprecedented accuracy. Demand for NEXTMap data is growing as new commercial applications emerge within the GIS, engineering, automotive, consumer electronics, insurance risk assessment, oil and gas, renewable energy, hydrology, environmental planning, wireless communications, transportation, aviation, and 3D visualization markets. 

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Intermap employs more than 850 people worldwide, with additional offices in Calgary, Detroit, Jakarta, London, Munich, Ottawa, Paris, Prague, and Washington D.C. For more information, visit www.Intermap.com or www.AccuTerra.com

NEXTMap® is a registered trademark of Intermap Technologies Corporation


Kevin Thomas, Vice President, Marketing
+1 303-708-0955

# # #

Intermap Reader Advisory

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements, which include certain assumptions with respect to the future business and operations of the Company.  The reader is cautioned that assumptions used in the preparation of such information may prove to be incorrect. All such forward looking statements involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the Company's control.  The Company's actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements and, accordingly, no assurances can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if any of them do so, what benefits that the Company will derive there from.  All subsequent forward-looking statements, whether written or oral, attributable to the Company or persons acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements. Furthermore, the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as at the date of this news release and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws.

The TSX has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release

 # # #

 (C) 2009 MiTAC Digital Corp. All rights reserved. Magellan, Maestro, Magellan RoadMate, CrossoverGPS and Triton are trademarks of MiTAC Digital Corp.