The Here Android SDK by Nokia allows developers to build geo-applications. Users can benefit from routing, interactive maps, and global place search features that Here offers. Characteristics of the service for implementation include map styles, touch gestures, point of interest, geocoding, specific & alternate routes. Available content of 25 million streets, 200 million address points, and 60 million categorized places around the world.
Sunnyvale-based Telenav has released mobile SDKs for both iOS and Android so developers can power the navigation and location components of their applications with the crowdsourced-based OpenStreetMap. In addition to offering flexibility over styling, the SDKs and APIs are designed to give developers the ability to brand their own maps. According to the company, hybrid online/offline navigation is one of the key differentiators from Google and Apple's mapping services.
Yelp continues its Fusion API-centric strategy with the announcement that Yelp Events data will be accessible via the Fusion API. Yelp Events allows users to create, share and discover events around the world, and developers will be able to pull data regarding such events through the Fusion API.
Google Maps has implemented a much requested feature, draggable maps, into the Google Maps API. The feature has long been a part of the Google Maps site, but now developers can provide draggable maps for their users--and retrieve the results.