Germany: Nokia has announced that its navigation, mapping and location unit HERE has partnered with Samsung Electronics to bring its maps and location platform services to Tizen-powered smart devices by Samsung, including the newly-announced Samsung Gear S.
The alliance will broaden HERE's reach to more users and businesses across screens and operating systems.
HERE will power the 'Navigator' app on Samsung Gear S, which offers turn-by-turn walk navigation and public transit routing. The app could be downloaded from Samsung GALAXY Apps store.
Sean Fernback, Senior Vice President Everyday Mobility, HERE, said:, "We believe that maps and location-related functionality are essential for any operating system. HERE aims to deliver fresh maps, platform services and location cloud experiences to as many people and businesses as possible, independent of the device and operating system they are using."