India: MapmyIndia has announced major enhancements to its free maps portal maps.mapmyindia.com. The portal has been revamped with richer map data and connected/interactive features like real-time traffic updates, social media interface, enhanced UI (user interface), drag and drop direction markers to customize routes, widgets etc.
The most distinguishing features of this enhanced portal are interactivity and social media interface. MapmyIndia users will now have access to real-time traffic information. This green initiative will save both time and fuel. This service is available for Delhi (NCR) and Mumbai, India's two metros that have the largest vehicle population. Users can also enjoy interactive social navigation features like add/edit a place, write review and maintain their private atlas. These are linked to popular social media apps like Explore, Facebook etc. The updates will be immediately made live on the social platforms, as integrated by the user. The flat UI (User Interface) enables speedier access and seamless zooming in and out of the maps. Users can quickly survey any location with the desired level of intensity.