MapmyIndia, India’s leader in digital maps, GPS navigation and location apps for consumers and enterprise, today announced the launch of the country’s multi-lingual and localized maps – version 8.1 maps of India. The map version 8.1 offers expanded coverage of over 2 million kilometers road network with advanced information like multiple names, road classification one-ways, turn restrictions, divider, service lanes, round-abouts, flyovers, tolls, slip roads, ramps and much more.
The new version covers across India 6028 cities at street level with house address level data for 52 cities and 3D & 2D landmarks in 88 cities. These maps offer the users India’s most comprehensive, exhaustive, detailed and updated coverage with – 10.54 million unique destinations (Points of Interests); 2.0 million road kilometers; 600,000 villages 66 cities with 3D & 2D landmarks. It also includes best-in-class advanced and localized navigation and driver assistance features such as extended lane guidance, junction views, sign-posts, live traffic, city guides and rich points of interest, regional voice guidance and regional maps.
MapmyIndia continues to offer the most localized navigation experience, with city guides and rich points of interest (which provide detailed descriptions and photographs of places to visit, stay, eat and shop in popular tourist destinations and cities) voice guidance in 9 regional languages – Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali and Kannada. The version 8.1 also offers maps in Hindi for 10 cities (which displays the map in Hindi) including – Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, J&K , Punjab and Uttaranchal.
The company has also recently launched a suit of mobile apps that empowers user with tools like navigation, tracking and social media interface. Many of these apps are free for download and available across leading mobile platforms – Blackberry, Windows, Android and iOS.
MapmyIndia’s maps are being aggressively adopted by Indian consumers mobile handset manufacturers and car manufacturers, with MapmyIndia occupying the dominant market leader position in automotive navigation. MapmyIndia has already collaborated with all leading car manufacturers across India to offer MapmyIndia navigation to their consumers, including BMW, Jaguar-Land Rover, Mercedes, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, Renault, Mitsubishi, GM, Ford, Tata, Mahindra and Maruti. Even leading mobile phone manufacturers like Blackberry, Nokia, Samsung, iBall, Lemon Mobiles etc. are offering MapmyIndia maps pre-loaded on the handset or free to their users on their app store.
The version 8.1 MapmyIndia maps continue to provide best-in-class full 3D coverage of India, with digital elevation models and terrain across India, thousands of full-scale 3D landmarks across India, which offer life-like 360-degree views of popular tourist and commercial landmarks, and full 3D city models containing 3D buildings in residential and commercial areas for 66 major cities across India, including all the major metropolitan areas.
Customers can buy MapmyIndia’s GPS navigation systems, download applications and update the maps to version 8.1 in their existing navigation systems by visiting MapmyIndia’s online store: www.mapmyindia.com/store