Location based services and Maps company MapmyIndia has launched a new navigation app, in partnership with Telenav, a California (USA) headquartered company that offers personalised navigation solutions, that offers house number search in addition to turn-by-turn voice navigation, and stores points of interest, business listings and user favourites in the cloud. The app is currently available on iOS through the iTunes App Store, for the iPhone and iPad, at an introductory price of $3.99 with a 30 day validity, post which, it will be available for $29.99 with a one year validity. The company informed that it intends to launch similar apps on other mobile platforms in the near future. MapmyIndia also offers an offline navigation app on iOS with Sygic. The company said that it would continue to offer that app, as well. MapmyIndia had added house numbers on its online maps for 18 cities namely, New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, Navi Mumbai, Thane, Kalyan, Pune, Pimpri Chinchwad, Mohali and Panchkula, in June 2011. The app comes with the ability to search and navigate to house numbers in 18 cities, reach any of the 579,000 towns and villages and navigate at street-level across 1,200 cities. The app offers voice navigation customized for India, speaking street names in an Indian accent. It also offers pre-listed business places for search and navigation across restaurants, ATMs, hotels, hospitals, among other places. Users can choose to get navigation routes for these places, share them via e-mail or…
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