Visioglobe is a simplified joint-stock company (SAS) with a capital of € 598,000 set up in 2007 by Eric Bernard and Philippe Poutignat. Capital of €1.2 M was raised in 2009.
At the outset, Visioglobe targeted an outdoor market: navigation on roads, ski slopes, hiking paths, golf courses embedded in a PDA and other hardware. From 2011, the company set its sights on the indoor market with a focus on smartphones. Visioglobe today covers some of the world’s largest malls, most prestigious airports, hospitals in the USA and thousands of square meters of office space, where the Visioglobe maps have replaced paper maps.