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New Delhi:The upcoming MapmyIndia maps to include 1000 cities, 500,000 towns and villages, and 1 million points of interest

MapmyIndia-India's leading navigable map data provider-has introduced the MapmyIndia Navigator, an in-car GPS navigation device that promises to revolutionize the way we travel in India. This portable satellite-connected GPS gadget is pre-loaded with comprehensive maps for all India and provides real time voice guided turn by turn navigation for seamless travel across the country, be it intra-city or inter-city (not a separate city map, and separate basic India map). The company also plans to invest an additional $5 million in sales and distribution, after already having invested 5$ million in building the most comprehensive and detailed maps of India.

"Internationally the market for In-car GPS navigation has seen an exponential growth, driven by sales of 20 million PNDs (Personal Navigation Devices) last year in the US and 30 million in Europe. We have already invested over $5 million in building the most comprehensive and accurate map data for India. We will be driving the Indian market by investing an additional $5 million in sales and distribution and constant upgradation of the maps during the next one year," says Rakesh Verma, MD, CE Info Systems, the promoters of MapmyIndia.To bring GPS navigation and location based services to the mass consumer market MapmyIndia is making its maps available across the internet, mobile and in-car space. The company is partnering with leading players in the eco-system-automobile companies, handset and PND manufacturers, software providers, mobile operators, internet portals and retail and distribution networks of cars, car accessories and consumer electronic products.

MapmyIndia's in-car GPS navigation product - The MapmyIndia Navigator.The MapmyIndia Navigator is a smart and sleek portable gadget that uses satellites to determine your current location. Enter any destination across India, and the navigator will guide you, turn by turn, with visual map instructions supported by voice prompts. It can either be mounted on the windshield or dashboard while driving or carried in hand while sitting in the backseat.The most comprehensive and accurate maps of India.

MapmyIndia Maps, that power the MapmyIndia Navigator, are the most comprehensive and accurate maps of India, and are provided by CE Info Systems, the leading map data provider for India since 1994. These maps have been created and continually updated by a strong team of map data specialists and 200 surveyors, who have been walking and driving millions of kilometers across India for more than a decade now. They are equipped with sophisticated GPS tools, digital cameras and latest satellite imagery, as well as local know-how, allowing them to rapidly collect and create highly accurate maps.

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