Posts Tagged: Navigation

MapmyIndia, Pioneer join hands to create in-car entertainment system that doubles as navigation assistant

MapmyIndia’s navigation system will piggy-back on the latest in-car entertainment system manufactured by Japanese giant Pioneer

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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Get Lost, GPS: China Invests $810 Million to Create Products for Homegrown Navigation System

Always concerned about being reliant on foreign technology, China has been developing a homegrown satellite navigation system for the past d...

  • May 2, 2013
  • at 4:11 pm
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Great Timing: As Apple Maps Suck Hard, Baidu Maps App Gets a Major Update

Just as everyone is talking about maps apps – to be precise, the ghost town nature of Apple’s lousy new offering – China&#...

  • September 24, 2012
  • at 11:50 am
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Baidu Maps Brings Free Voice Navigation for Drivers in Android App Update

Chinese search engine Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) has today updated its mobile Baidu Maps app for Android and added free voice navigation for driver...

  • April 26, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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MapmyIndia Will Lead You to Businesses, Places, With New ShowNearby App

Today, MapmyIndia has launched a useful location-based service (LBS) app called ShowNearby that leads users to nearby places and venues, suc...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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Sogou Maps Expands 3D Maps API, Brings Free Voice Navigation to Android App

Sogou Maps has Google’s rival service in its sight in China as its opens up its 3D maps API and adds voice navigation to its Android a...

  • September 6, 2011
  • at 11:30 pm
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Philippine telco partners with Waze, tries to help drivers in traffic problems

Manila’s traffic is terrible. Traffic authorities are trying to devise solutions for this seemingly never-ending dilemma. Filipino and Asi...

  • October 4, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Japanese App Gets You There with Hybrid Map and Augmented Reality Display

A company in Japan is offering a clever mobile map alternative that combines a conventional map display with an augmented reality view in a ...

  • November 15, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Fujitsu’s AR Driving App Gives Navigation Info and View of Backseat

We’ve written about more than a few augmented reality applications here in the past, some more useful than others. But like one of the...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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Because Outdoors is for Suckas: Google, Baidu Now Feature Indoor Maps

I noticed a blog post today over on Baidu’s blog (NASDAQ:BIDU) , Baidu Beat, that the company had rolled out indoor maps. What a coinc...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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TomTom Buys Out Minority Stake in India JV: Precursor of Big Things to Come?

In 2008 TomTom (AMS:TOM2) arrived in India via a joint venture that was initially a 60:30 partnership with an Indian firm named Kalyani. How...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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Japanese Map Publisher Zenrin to Buy 24% Stake in MapmyIndia

Zenrin, a leading Japanese map publisher, is on the verge of investing US$30 Million in its India-based counterpart, MapmyIndia. This would ...

  • July 21, 2011
  • at 4:45 pm
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