MapInfo Announces Routing J Server v2.0

Highly Customizable Driving Directions and Routing Solution Enables Customers to Improve Service and Optimize Routing Efficiency

Troy, New York¾ August 27, 2001—MapInfo Corporation (Nasdaq: MAPS) today announced the launch of MapInfoÒ Routing J Server v2.0, the newest version of the company’s customizable direction and routing engine for improving drive time and routing efficiency. Routing J Server v2.0 is now available to both Windows and Java developers for creating accurate and reliable driving directions, calculating the quickest routes and analyzing drive times over the Internet, as well as in traditional client/server deployments for enhanced customer service and increased operating efficiency.

"Routing J Server is an integral piece of our etrace solution, a mobile communication, tracking and work-management solution for mobile workers in transportation and field service," said Connell Smith, senior vice president of product marketing and management, Gearworks. "Routing J Server dramatically enhances our etrace offering by enabling companies to customize driving directions and perform critical drive time analysis for improved route selection and fleet management."

"Routing J Server v2.0 provides companies with the ability to offer driving directions online to help their customers easily find stores or service centers. In addition, fleet management organizations can use this powerful engine’s optimal routing features to improve shipping and delivery times," said Gary Schaffer, vice president, product and market management, MapInfo. "Routing J Server v2.0’s highly customizable capabilities and accurate data make it ideal for the wireless, retail and transportation industries, helping them to improve operating efficiencies and to optimize routing for delivery and service."

New Features in Routing J Server v2.0

Availability and Pricing

MapInfo Routing J Server v2.0 will be available in late September. For pricing information, please call

1-800-327-8627 or visit

About MapInfo

MapInfo Corporation enables customers to use location to transform information into business advantage. A global company and technology leader, MapInfo provides business intelligence solutions that are deployed across organizations to help them better understand their markets and customers. MapInfo solutions are available in 21 languages through a network of strategic partners and distribution channels in 60 countries. Headquartered in Troy, NY, MapInfo Corporation is on the World Wide Web at


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