NAVTEQ, the Nokia owned maps and location service company, has announced the availability of new content, including Motorway Junction Objects, Sign-as-Real and 3D Landmarks, for its NAVTEQ maps for India, in the top eight cities in India. The company feels that the integration of the new visual objects with maps will offer a better navigation experience, and cites its own proprietary research which indicates that users want at-a-glance visual cues as part of the ideal navigation system. NAVTEQ says that this is particularly important for India, where typical guidance cues such as road names are not always prevalent. It claims that its latest commercially released version of the map covers more than 2000 cities throughout India with 1.15 million km of road networks. New Visual Content: - 3D Landmarks: Monuments, buildings and other places of interest will be visualized as…
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