At an event in San Francisco, Nokia announcedÂ the new version of theirÂ locationÂ platform now called “Here”. You can try out Here Maps at here.net. Nokia will release an Android SDK that will be available to allow OEMs to include Here services on their products. AlsoÂ Nokia is partnering with Mozilla to bring Here maps to its Firefox OS.
Here Maps features the following,
Save and share places that are meaningful to you, and take them with you anywhere, anytime, on any device.
Real 3D experience:
Explore the world without leaving your living room. All you need is a web browser and wanderlust!
See whatâ€™s nearby in a flash. Explore and discover places near your location – easier then ever before!
Help build the worldâ€™s freshest, most up-to-date maps. Add or edit roads and paths and share your work with the whole world.
Along with the above new features, Here features all the things thatÂ were already part of Nokia Maps before,
- Search for and discover new places
- Get directions by foot, car or public transport
- Check your commute and get live traffic info
- See reviews and photos for places and share your view with others
- Explore the worldâ€™s great cities
- And much more
Amazing stuff from Nokia!