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Nokia acquires Earthmine 3D map service

21 November, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Nokia acquires Earthmine 3D map service  - read the full textNokia has acquired the 3D mapping service Earthmine. The terms of the deal are confidential, so there's no way of knowing how much cash Nokia shelled out for it. The idea behind the purchase is for Nokia to import Earthmine's mapping street-level graphics into HERE Maps and eventually its...

 

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NOKIA is a mobile its super .

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  • 2012-11-25 08:28
  • 9BHW

> In reply to James @ 2012-11-22 07:19 from 0wQC - click to readread the article first so people wont call you st*pid... OK?

"Currently Google has the upper hand in
street-level imaging and Nokia hopes
that this acquisition will help it catch up
faster."

I hope that answers your question...

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  • 2012-11-22 16:30
  • P@1G

Will here maps come to WP 7.8 other than Nokia devices with free voice guided navigation like android and ios?

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  • 2012-11-22 16:27
  • U@62

> In reply to Jean @ 2012-11-21 19:23 from MDVw - click to readMan,trying to understand your comment is like trying to navigate using apple's map,extremely hard to understand..

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  • 2012-11-22 15:54
  • 9Lax

Stil dont see y nokia abandond symbian.. Nokia wake up!! Maps wil only do lil

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  • 2012-11-22 15:10
  • ftVi

> In reply to oh man @ 2012-11-22 13:33 from pKcT - click to readSo Damien Dinning means nothing to you then?

Carl Zeiss lenses have consistantly topped every other smartphone camera. N95, N86 wide angle, N8 and so on.

And Nokia has Clear Black technology, which is different to what other manufacturers use. Take a look at a Nokia phone one day, you'll notice.

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  • 2012-11-22 13:50
  • m77L

> In reply to JAMESVenus @ 2012-11-22 09:23 from TSQ7 - click to readwhere do you delusional guys come from ?
pure motion hd + ?? what the f i that nokia is late to the party as usually. so it makes up a fancy name ot hide the fact that it'susing last years super lcd tech while others are usig super lcd 2 and super lcd 3.
also the carl zeis lens is just a gimmick. at that lens size the maker of the lens wont matter. if yo ugo into the realm of large diameter lenses then you can expect to get distorsions and color aberations. for the lenses used in phone, about 2 mm diameter, theres no point in using carl zeis. acually it's not even made by carl zeis, it's under licence made in china.

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  • 2012-11-22 13:33
  • pKcT

It does not take any effort
or work on the part of a fish to go with the flow and drift downstream. Even
a dead fish can float.

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  • 2012-11-22 12:18
  • uhXE

i work in real estate business. my nokia x6 is still better on navigation than my Desire HD with google maps. and durability - hell yeah, nokia (e60, x6, 3310 - all three are still working).

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  • 2012-11-22 11:32
  • Sk2X

Maybe the spell checker could come in handy for you Gonex, Nokia's predictive text and spelling correction is second to none.

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  • 2012-11-22 11:10
  • 98fd

do u know d android os s made from linux os tat s from nokia only...d copier droid's...

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  • 2012-11-22 10:12
  • U{Bj

> In reply to alpine @ 2012-11-22 06:59 from fuZC - click to readhahaha, say what? where do you live??? in a cave?

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  • 2012-11-22 10:10
  • fXNb

I seriously pity Nokia. Dei r already crumbling 2 pieces....with phones like Galaxy S3, iphon5, HTC onex running on android and IOS y d hell wud I wanna use a Nokia piece of crap?

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  • 2012-11-22 09:33
  • 3sE3

Nokia HERE over Apple maps
Nokia maps over Google maps
PureMotion HD+ Display over Super HD AMOLED
Carl Zeiss Lenses over Apple iSIGHT camera

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  • 2012-11-22 09:23
  • TSQ7

Honestly, Apple maps look better than any other map package. Some people say they are not accurate, for me, they have been perfect for the few times I have needed them.

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  • 2012-11-22 08:02
  • sy9D

How can Nokia compete with Google? How many cars they have? I've recently seen Google Street View car tracking roads in a 10.000-people city. And Nokia is missing the imagery even in big cities.

When I compare Google and Nokia satellite imagery, Nokia's coverage looks like a joke. NYC? -OK. London? -OK. But look at other European countries and cities and you'll see how much behind Nokia is.

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  • 2012-11-22 07:19
  • 0wQC

> In reply to nazur @ 2012-11-22 03:46 from Ia1a - click to readhate nokia or love it,we are still on the top,durable products and stable.i stand for nokia.

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  • 2012-11-22 06:59
  • fuZC

> In reply to nazur @ 2012-11-22 03:46 from Ia1a - click to readWhy dont you tell them....

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  • 2012-11-22 06:55
  • HkXJ

guys, Nokia wants to be different from the others, they wanted to be the way other people look into, so what's the matter of having maps this good,. i stay with nokia cauze they are different from the others as well said.

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  • 2012-11-22 06:10
  • t7Ss

go Nokia !

nice 2 c your on top of things

NOKIA MAPS RULE ! never has let me down nether Nokia maps Nokia phones

i really really wish you reconsider killing symbian because i really love it

or at the very very very very least PLEAS PLEAS PLEAS PLEAS make other phones whot a slide-out QWERTY Keybord like the E7 or the N97mini that use WP8

i don't want to switch to a other brand and i hate not having a keybord , capacitive touchscreen are grate but nothing beats the feeling of typing on a well built keybord

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  • 2012-11-22 05:23
  • 0CYr

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