Amazon gets 3D mapping startup UpNext

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Amazon has reportedly taken over the corporate UpNext, a maker of 3D playing cards.&#one hundred sixty;It’s due to this fact that you can think of that the net retailer has plans to self-map instrument.&#one hundred sixty;UpNext is already to be had on smartphones.

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About the deal has yet been publicly brought out, but according to GigaOm 
are both parties agreed on a purchase price. It is still unknown what Amazon pays for the mapmaker, but there are also other hijackers reportedly been on the coast. The employees of UpNext once the deal is officially around employed by Amazon to stop the dev
elopment of mapping software to lead.

The precise plans that the online store has UpNext nothing was announced. However, it is likely that Amazon itself with a map service on the stuff will come. The company has been making software for the Android operating system, including its own application store.Amazon has the Kindle Fire Android hardware for its own services in the areas of cloud and content to push, making their own card service seems a logical next step. 

UpNext map software has been recently made available for the Android mobile OS and IOS. The company focuses mainly on the U.S. market, several cities in that country in 3d view through UpNext software.

Apple recently unveiled its own card service, which will form part of iOS 6. Previously, the company from Cupertino use of mapping software from Google. The latter announced on its own developer event of an update to Maps, which include map data easily can be made available offline.

 

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