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May 11th, 2012
Nokia’s Massive Launch of Local Mapping Services for India

Last year, Nokia owned mapping service NAVTEQ introduced indoor mapping called Destination Maps for navigation beyond the front door. NAVTEQ is the first major mapping service to bring indoor mapping to India. The product is being launched with indoor maps for 150 malls in 17 cities. In another announcement the same day, NAVTEQ talked about their entire suite of products for the Indian consumer. Unlike the US, mapping in India is more challenging, every building does not have a specific number and neither is every address in the same format. Nokia faced this challenge and explains that, for India, the company has introduced a feature called Points of Interest and Points Addressing. Read More