RIM shows off BlackBerry 10 Cascades MapView
For users, MapView allows applications to show map interactions and map tiles. Granted, these are features we are accustomed to in the other operating systems, but from what we can see in the demonstration below, the execution in BlackBerry 10 is pretty sharp, especially the “tilt” feature.
For developers, these APIs ensure their applications are on par with companion products that are made for the other platforms. With the updated SDK, developers can use tilt and rotating features, drop push pins and provide information “bubbles.” Those last two can be customized with developer-specific branding.
We like what we see in the demo video, the fluid motion of the maps is quite impressive. We are looking forward to seeing this work in real-time in our hands.
source: BlackBerry Developer Blog via Berry Review
2. pokharkarsaga posted on 17 Jan 2013, 03:46 4 0
this feels like a compass in ur hand,BB10 has some serious innovations
4. abecedef posted on 17 Jan 2013, 06:59 2 0
Nokia Maps on Symbian have this feature for quite some time
3. jroc74 posted on 17 Jan 2013, 04:24 2 1
That is nice. I predict seeing this on other platforms in the near future...
6. MC1123 posted on 17 Jan 2013, 20:04 1 1
read above, symbian has this!!
and im pretty sure iOS and Android will copy this!
7. Nikolas.Oliver posted on 18 Jan 2013, 02:09 0 1
Genius.... Android and ios already have it
8. MC1123 posted on 19 Jan 2013, 18:45 1 0
is this BlackBerry Maps that RIM created with tomtom? because i heard before that they will make their own mapping solution as well to compete with google and nokia (even apple)
lol its hilarious that apple maps is a complete disaster even though its also made from tomtom!
new quote: "apple today will sue you all the way, but BlackBerry today will keep us happy everyday!"