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  • Company Press Release:

    MapmyIndia launches the Explore app for Windows phone, strengthens tie-up with Microsoft

  • ~ Find millions of points of interest (POIs) like ATMS, hotels, restaurants around you
    ~ Seamless interface with Facebook account
    ~ Add POIs, pin your favorite hangouts, see activities of other Explorers and much more
    ~ Android version coming soon on the Google Play store 

  • New Delhi, October 7, 2013:
    Continuing with the series of innovative social-navigation apps, MapmyIndia, India’s leader in digital maps, navigation and location-based services today announced the launch of Explore app for Windows 8 phones. The Explore app is free (Explore). For Android users, ‘Explore’ will soon make a debut on the Google Play store.

    The application helps the users to find millions of useful places of interest like ATMs, restaurants, petrol pumps, hospitals etc. around them. Apart from being a city guide the app has a social interface also. The users can pin favorite hangouts, rate and review popular places around their location and follow other “Explorers”. See an activity feed of what others are doing on Explore.

    “The Explore app further reinforces our commitment to bring to the users apps that are helpful as well as fun to have. It is a culmination of an exciting partnership between MapmyIndia and Microsoft. This social-navigation app is the third in the series of apps we have launched for the Windows 8 platform. The Locate app and Real-time traffic on MapmyIndia maps have generated an overwhelming user response on both Windows and Android platforms. We will soon make ‘Explore’ available to Android users.” said, Rakesh Verma, Managing Director, MapmyIndia

    Explore has a beautiful and responsive user interface. It is a fun app and has been especially designed for those who enjoy hanging-out with friends and are active on social media. The integration with Facebook is seamless, as you could log into Explore with your Facebook account.

    Explore is your neighborhood scout:
    ~ Search places and favorites: The application has millions of places and points of interest to choose from – either by category or name - including restaurants, ATMs, hotels, hospitals and more. Users can then select and navigate to the destination chosen and save frequent destinations as favorites.
    ~ Your city guide: Lists out MapmyIndia recommendations across three categories - eat & drink, places to see and places to stay with detailed place info and pictures. Has a showcase section that highlights some popular places
    ~ Customize your Explore: The users have an option of placing a location on the map.
    ~ Social interface: Users can login with Facebook, pin places (which is marking a place as "been here"). Add photos, write reviews, follow other users and subscribe to places. Any such activity is posted on Facebook right away
    ~ Uses India’s best maps: MapmyIndia maps, India’s most accurate and comprehensive map database powers Explore.

    About MapmyIndia MapmyIndia
    (CE Info Systems (P) Ltd.) is India's leader in premium quality digital map data, Navigation, Tracking and LBS products, and GPS & GIS based systems integration services. A New Delhi‐based ISO 9001‐2012 company founded in 1992, MapmyIndia pioneered digital mapping in India, and since 1995, through continuous field surveys and state‐of‐the‐art mapping technology, has built its proprietary MapmyIndia Maps, the most comprehensive, accurate, robust, reliable, full‐featured and continuously updated navigable map dataset for all India. MapmyIndia offers users interactive maps, direction, nearby search and navigation apps on mobile (Android, iOS, Windows Phones, Windows 8, Mobile Web) and web on http://www.mapmyindia.com. MapmyIndia Maps are approved and cleared by the Government of India, and follow the Government of India's norms and regulations. MapmyIndia is backed by leading high‐tech and private equity firms, such as Qualcomm Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), Sherpalo Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners and Zenrin Co. Ltd.