Sala GIS Launches New ‘Sala ProSat’ Intelligent Navigation Platform- -At their Fourth Anniversary Celebration.

Sala Geo Information Systems (Pvt) Ltd., (Sala GIS Company) marked its successful fourth anniversary on a grand scale with an impressive product launch to coincide with the spectacular ceremony at the Cinnamon Lakeside in Colombo recently. The colorful launch was held under the theme “How to go, where to go”.

The company unveiled the new platform of ‘Sala ProSat’ Intelligent Navigation System at this landmark event a milestone for this relatively young player in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry. Sala Geo Information Systems (Pvt) Ltd., a limited liability company under the Sala Group, is dedicated to delivering the most looked-forward-to, state-of-the-art products to the Sri Lankan market.

The breakthrough in the year of 2010, Sala GIS (Pvt) Ltd introduced a unique product ‘Sala ProSat’ a satellite-based navigation system built on GPS (Global Positioning System) Technology, was a significant achievement which revolutionized the ICT industry. The newly launched product of Sala ProSat Intelligent Navigation Platform supports modern navigational features including live & real-time information to achieve seamless integrated solutions.

Expressing his views at the launching ceremony, Chinthaka Wijewickrema, Managing Director of Sala Geo Information Systems (Pvt) Ltd., said: “I take this opportunity to convey my heart-felt gratitude to all our customers, sales agents and stakeholders for their contribution towards the success of Sala GIS Company over the past four years. You stood steadfastly by us and helped in a big way to develop and strengthen the Company during this short period of time. We were the pioneers to introduce GPS Navigation to Sri Lanka customers covering the entire island. Our objective is to offer our clientele benchmark products of a high quality standard at an affordable price”.

Business partner of Sala GIS (Pvt) Ltd, Saurav Bhattacharyya, Director-Technical of Sala GIS (Pvt) Ltd Aruna Senaviratne, Head of Marketing Sudath Amarasinghe and Head of Business Unit Matthew Chua, also spoke at the anniversary celebrations cum product launch. A large gathering of sales agents, stakeholders and customers of Sala GIS Company, together with entrepreneurs in the ICT industry and professionals were amongst the invitees at the ceremony.

Key features introduced on the new ‘Sala ProSat’ Intelligent platform are; all new iSearch (intelligent search) with word suggestions, word completion & out of sequence search, Telephone number search which can be used as a reverse directory, Tourist Guide with Photos, Journey Planner to plan multiple destinations easily, Preview different routes based on the distance/ETA/Cost, voice guidance in Sinhala, Tamil, English (TTS) and other languages.

The product also includes localized and branded selection of Points of Interests (POIs) like fuel stations, restaurants, hotels, ATMs/banks, etc., easy ways to save and visit your favorite locations, Lane keeping assist for safe driving, Speed limit / railway crossing / speed bump/ dangerous turn warnings, different navigation views like 2D / 3D / Text view / Drive view / Dashboard view and track recording features.

In addition, the Sala ProSat Navigation features a localized intelligent navigation system based on Windows platform and shows your route in high definition. The multiple route types to select assisting the user to find the shortest, fastest or the lowest cost route to destination. The Rich 3D interface graphically shows you the buildings and iconic landmarks around your location.

Sala Geo Information Systems (Pvt) Ltd is situated at No. 445, Havelock Road, Colombo 06. Their web site