Nokia Drive with turn-by-turn directions will be available on all Windows Phone 8 devices
Among the news more or less satisfactory spread a few hours ago at Developer Summit is also the one on Nokia Drive that's incredible, is available on all future Windows Phone device 8.
The application for GPS navigation from Nokia, therefore, will be the default on the Microsoft software platform, and ensure all users location services and voice guidance in over 110 countries, even while offline.
The Nokia maps supplied by Navteq, is currently the most complete than that offered by other smartphone manufacturers. E 'can offer a complete usability in offline mode, a fast rendering system of maps (50 fps) and a low consumption of bandwidth, only 10% compared to traditional servers that provide these services on other platforms.
All these valuable resources can be exploited by partners and developers to create their own Windows Phone 8 for location-based applications in order to give users a more effective user experiences.
The Nokia platform for the geolocation has the following characteristics:
Mapping for more than 190 countries in 50 languages and services for turn-by-turn navigation in over 110 countries
Service information and traffic alerts in 26 countries, which also allows automatic rerouting
Mapping of more than 5,000 shopping centers, railway stations, airports, sports centers, etc. ..in 35 countries
Support multi-modal routing: by car, on foot (including paths, shortcuts, etc. in over 400 cities) and by public transportation (more than 100 cities)
All these elements comprise, as already said, the best experience satellite navigation currently available for mobile devices, to allow users to easily connect with the world around them. Nokia will continue to implement and improve these services, particularly to improve the ability to integrate with content and applications.