Today Nokia introduced some cool apps called Nokia Pulse, Nokia Live View and Nokia Maps Suite.
Nokia Maps Suite :
Nokia Maps Suite brings you the future of location-based services. Places helps you discover where to go and Public Transport shows the best way to get there with buses, trams and trains with worldwide coverage. Nokia Live View, the augmented-reality browser, turns your phone’s camera viewfinder into a new way to spot nearby attractions, shops, restaurants and places of interest. With Pulse, you can check in with the people you care about most—your family and close friends.
Wherever you are, you have access to everything you need to explore your surroundings, share special moments, and plan your next adventure.
Nokia Maps Suite includes:
- Live View – A new way to easily find information and services on the go.
A new way to easily find information and services on the go
Have you ever wished you could spot the closest restaurant or ATM? Nokia Live View is a fun and easy way to discover what is around you. Simply launch the app on your phone and Live View will display the points of interests in the camera viewfinder view/ List view / Maps view. Nokia Live View connects you to what you’re looking for – and more – exactly when and where you want it. With Live View you can:
- Select your interests in many different categories – Live View will filter the points of interests and present your choices
- Know your options – get details, read reviews of restaurants and hotels
- Enjoy the place – with one tap you can make a reservation, or navigate to the location via turn by turn walking map
What is different in this version?
Based on your feedback the product has been refined and has the following new features:
- Live View is now available in several views – Camera viewfinder view, List view, Maps view. Accessible via screen navigation circles on the menu bar
- Settings to configure the distance in Miles vs. Kilometers
- Search and My Stuff – Search for a place and access previously searched items from My Stuff
- Places grouping – when many places are located at the same location they are grouped and can be accessed by expanding the group
- Browse through the Famous Places around the world
- Scrollable List view sorted by distance with places details and orientation
- A single click access to Call, View Ratings, Walk, Drive or Share the place
- Layout, UI and performance improvements
- Places – Discover places around you.
- Public Transport – Plan your journey from here to there easily.
- Pulse – Privately share and discuss your location, photos, and more.
Nokia Pulse brings your everyday conversations to life by automatically tagging photos and updates with your location.
Every conversation, from pickups and drop-offs to meet-ups, is as instant, private, and simple as sending a text, but far more useful and engaging. Nokia Pulse is integrated with Maps, so finding people nearby, discovering new places, and getting directions is a snap.
Keep it Private. Keep it Personal. Keep it Real.
- Private check in – All your conversations stay private and safe
- Photo check in – Automatically tag your location to all your photo updates
- Private by Default – No complicated privacy settings needed
One tap and they know where you are. Two taps to get you there.
- Bring your favorite places to life – Post a favorite place to a conversation
- Discover what’s nearby – Make and view recommendations of nearby places of interest
- Getting there is a snap – Get directions directly from the recommended place
Your Family. Your People. You Decide.
- Instant: Receive instant on-device notifications of all new updates
- Open: Everyone with an email address can participate
- Easy: Sending and receiving messages with Nokia Pulse is as easy as SMS
- Powered by the cloud: Your conversations are saved in the cloud for as long as you need them
- Accessible from anywhere: Nokia Pulse is available on multiple touch-points – desktop web, mobile web, Windows Phone and Symbian devices
Nokia Maps Suite with Live View , Places ,Public Transport and Pules –> Nokia Maps Suite
Nokia Pulse alone -> Nokia Pulse
Nokia Live View aka Augmenting Reality Viewer -> Live View