DMTISpatial Inc. has entered into a new partnership with Research In Motion(RIM) Ltd. that it says will help bring enterprise locationintelligence capabilities to BlackBerry smartphones.
TheMarkham, Ont.-based company joined the BlackBerry Independent SoftwareVendor Alliance program this week. As part of the alliance, DMTI willgain access to RIM’s business and marketing resources. The company alsoplans to develop advanced mobility solutions for RIM’s flagshipsmartphone using DMTI’s Location Hub technology platform.
“Manyof our customers use BlackBerry smartphones in their operations, soit’s a logical step for DMTI to develop applications for this leadingmobile platform,” Michael Byalik, senior vice-president and generalmanager of enterprise solutions at DMTI, said in a release. “Becoming apart of the BlackBerry ISV Alliance Program will enable us to expandour mobile strategy, strengthen our market presence, and continue toprovide our customers with strategic location intelligence solutions tosolve their most critical business challenges.”
Asa result of the partnership, DMTI said BlackBerry users will be able totake advantage of features such as real-time geographic information totrack vehicles, conduct field assessments, and manage sales territories.