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  • From Static To Suggestive: Nokia’s Earthmine-Powered Vision For The Future Of Maps

    From Static To Suggestive: Nokia’s Earthmine-Powered Vision For The Future Of Maps

    Nokia is preparing to rev up its engines in the location space and drive towards the future of maps. The company whose name is still synonymous with mobile phones in certain parts of the world will hand off its devices & services unit to Microsoft early next year, in exchange for $7.2 billion. Which means it's going to have the time and money to refocus its efforts on its location services… Read More

  • Nokia Completes Acquisition Of 3D Street-Level Imaging Specialist Earthmine

    Nokia Completes Acquisition Of 3D Street-Level Imaging Specialist Earthmine

    Nokia has just announced it's completed the acquisition of earthmine, a 3D street-level imaging specialist. Nokia has previously said it plans to use earthmine's technology to bolster its digital mapping service -- with the earthmine team joining Nokia‚Äôs Location and Commerce business division. Terms of the acquisition have not been announced. Read More

  • Nokia Steps Up Its Mapping-Quest, Buys Earthmine For 3D Street Level Imaging

    Nokia Steps Up Its Mapping-Quest, Buys Earthmine For 3D Street Level Imaging

    Nokia today is taking some big steps to upgrade its Maps division, starting with a big rebrand as Here. To beef up the service, today Nokia also announced that it has acquired earthmine, a specialist in 3D street-level imaging, based out of Berkeley. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read More

  • EveryScape Takes Streetview Indoors

    EveryScape Takes Streetview Indoors

    The geographical web is growing a little bit more today, EveryScape, which we first covered in June, is launching in Boston, New York, Miami, and Aspen. On the face of it, their service is exactly the same as Google Streetview. EveryScape has driven around each of the cities creating full 360 degree panoramas. However, there’s one key twist — anyone can contribute. Contributions will… Read More

  • Earthmine Aims to Index the Real World with 3D Panoramas

    Earthmine Aims to Index the Real World with 3D Panoramas

    You’ve probably tried the “Street View” feature in Google Maps, the one in which you can actually view 3D panoramas from the street level of several cities including San Francisco, Las Vegas, Denver, Houston, and New York. Earthmine is working to bring that concept of visually mapping the real world to a deeper level by improving the quality of virtualization and by enabling the… Read More