Location Based Services

Indian Space Research Organization’s National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) has updated its Google-Earth like satellite mapping tool Bhuvan. The new features include - ... Continue_Reading
Genesys International Corporation, the parent company of street-view portal WoNoBo, reported operating revenues of Rs 15.95 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 (Q1-FY15). It is down 47% from ... Continue_Reading
Pioneer India Electronics has integrated MapmyIndia‘s navigation system in their new in-car entertainment system, the AVIC-F60BT. The entertainment-cum-navigation unit it priced at Rs. 49,990. With the integration users will now be ... Continue_Reading
Location based services and maps company MapmyIndia has launched a new 7-inch Android device called Buzz that has been positioned as a rear seat entertainment device for car passengers. ... Continue_Reading
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has created a website that allows road users to check how much it would cost them in toll charges while travelling from one city to another. ... Continue_Reading

TimesCity starts table reservation via Twitter

Times Internet’s restaurant listing service TimesCity now lets you book tables from Twitter. ... Continue_Reading
Location-based services provider MapmyIndia has launched a new navigation app called NaviMaps, that offers voice navigation in regional languages.  ... Continue_Reading
Venture capital investors Lightbox and Nexus Ventures are in talks to exit their investment in CE Infosystems, now known as MapMyIndia ... Continue_Reading
Mumbai-based Fransesco’s Pizzeria did a test run of delivering a pizza using a drone earlier this month. The lucky recipient lived in a high rise 1.5 kilometers away from the ... Continue_Reading
Update: Kavin Bharti Mittal, the Head of Product & Strategy at BSB, and the CEO of Hike will also lead the Hoppr team. Earlier (May 21): Both the founders of ... Continue_Reading

AbhiBus snaps up APSRTC bookings from BusIndia

Travel ticketing service AbhiBus has got the franchise rights for booking buses operated by Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) and will set up offline centres for the same. ... Continue_Reading
It looks like e-commerce venture Infibeam has forayed into travel ticketing, by launching a new ‘travel & tickets‘ section on the site. ... Continue_Reading