Google Claims 10,000 Indoor Map

Google is now providing indoor maps for more than 10,000 locations in Google Maps for Android, according to its blog post. While most of the maps are for U.S. location Google also has indoor maps for the United Kingdom, Canadan Japan and Switzerland. The web giant has just added 20 U.S. museums and more are…

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Google Live Traffic in 7 more countries

Google announced it has expanded its live traffic coverage to seven more countries: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Mexico, Peru, Romania and South Africa, adding to the 19 existing countries. Coverage has also been expanded in 19 existing countries including: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Russia, Spain,…

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Mobile LBS revenue will reach Euro 964m by 2017

Market research firm IDATE, forecasts in a new report that revenues from mobile LBS will stand at Euro 964 million for 2017 in EU5 (UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain), a compound annual growth rate of 54.5% from 2012 to 2017.In comparison revenue of mobile LBS in the USA is expected to reach Euro 2.4…

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Mobile Map Usage Grows 7x Faster Than Computer

Market research firm comScore recently released an overview of mobile and computer usage of Maps across the five leading European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom). The study showed that 35.0 percent of smartphone users in these five countries reported accessing maps via their device in March 2012, compared to 49.6 percent…

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Garmin’s New PNDs for India

Recently Garmin launched two new PNDs in India and officially announced the opening of its Indian office in Jasola, New Delhi. The nuvi 40LM (4.3-Inch) and 50LM (5-Inch) PNDs are priced at Rs 8,450 and Rs 9,990 respectively. They feature lifetime map updates from NAVTEQ for India as well as maps of Malaysia and Singapore.…

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