Navteq Buys Speed Trap Tracking Company Trapster

Posted Dec 14, 2010

Chicago based Geographic Information Systems Nokia subsidiary Navteq has acquired Trapster. Trapster is a crowd-sourcing speed trap and road hazard tracking company that makes applications for the iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry. The Trapster application has been downloaded about 9 million times. About five companies were interested in buying Trapster before the deal had closed. Trapster started in 2003 and grew significantly after raising funding in March 2009. [Autoblog]