SatNav Technologies, a pioneer in GPS products, and a Netherland-based digital mapping company, AND, announced plans to set up a joint venture.

The deal will give SatNav access to the world's best mapping technologies; a chance to upgrade their Indian map IP in line with the international standards and access to global markets and large clients that are serviced by AND.

At the same, this partnership will help AND in adding India data to their portfolio of global data and thereby taking it to their global customers.