Amsterdam, The Netherlands/Kitakyushu city, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan – HERE Technologies and ZENRIN today announced that ZENRIN will utilize the HERE Marketplace as a new data distribution channel. This global location data exchange hub is a key component of the HERE platform, a one-stop solution for the creation and licensing of location-centric products and services.

ZENRIN is the Japanese market leader for mapping and navigation. The company develops best-in-class digital maps of Japan which can be used for a variety of automotive and IoT use cases, including navigation, routing, ADAS, visualization and search. By offering its rich set of quality location data via the HERE Marketplace and utilizing the extensive HERE ecosystem around location content, ZENRIN is broadening its data market for the mapping needs of customers worldwide.