Video: Building a global mapping platform

| November 7, 2012 | 5 Replies

This video is about Nokia building maps. There’s an interesting snippet of 3D mapping walkthrough/flyover there, something that utilises the age old Nokia Maps 3D. Nokia’s map platform allows location based experiences from other OSes/internet OSes/web based etc.


Nokia’s got some serious mapping data going on. With Truck navigation, it can tell you about which path to take that’s best for the height, length and width of that vehicle so it doesn’t unnecessarily get stuck.

Because location is playing a central role in Nokia’s strategy, and because of its global footprint, quality and completeness of performance the Nokia Location Platform offers great opportunities for third parties to build upon. We provide the location platform solution they want, regardless of their business and/or screen strategy. We’ve invested in the platform, so they don’t have to, guaranteeing them fast, easy access to continuous



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  • Shriek

    Sigh i hope that sign of bing, next to Navteq one, doesnt indicate that Microsoft already has the Nokia subsidary firmly in their grip.

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  • kornofilo

    location, location, location…

  • Tetlee

    Navteq are right on the money with map data.

    Problem is Nokia with it’s terrible routing algorithms, sort this out and they’d be competing with the best standalone GPS navigation devices.

    Until this is sorted though, Nokia Maps is a fantastic mapping service, but mediocre navigation.

    Routing algorithms are everything when it comes to navigation, sadly Nokia never catch up with the competition in this area.

    • viipottaja

      Might be, but they are certainly a million times better than in my Honda onboard navigation system! 🙂