Nokia-owned navigation and location-based solutions provider Navteq announced the prize pool for its 2010 Global LBS Challenge is now valued at $8.2 million in cash, licenses, services and handsets following the addition of three global sponsors: deCarta, DeviceAnywhere and Tanla. Conducted by Navteq Network for Developers, the annual challenges programmers around the world to build location-based services using dynamic positioning technology and Navteq maps--this year's competition has been expanded to five regions and is open to pre-commercialized applications created for any platform and any device.
The registration deadline for developers in EMEA, the first of the five Global LBS Challenge regions, is Oct. 30, 2009. For more information, click here.
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