MapmyIndia brings free app for Blackberry, Android and iPhone users

Delhi-based MapmyIndia, a leader in digital maps, navigation and location-based services has launched ShowNearby, a free location-based places app for Blackberry, Android and iPhone in India.

Powered by digital map data from MapmyIndia, the application allows users to search and discover all places of interest nearby, such as restaurants, ATMs, petrol pumps, retail brands, coffee shops, tourist spots, emergency services etc.

"ShowNearby application in India is an easy utility for users to get information of nearby places and offers on their mobile, and an excellent platform for brands to help users discover their store and business locations and run location based offers and promotions," said Rohan Verma, director, MapmyIndia.

The application is available free of cost to the user. It is currently available for Blackberry, Android and iPhone platforms and will soon have versions for mobile web and Windows Phone 7. The application can be downloaded through the Blackberry App World, Android Market and iTunes App Stores

According to the company, the application takes the GPS location of the user automatically and based on that, reflects the list of places sorted by distance from where the user is. Also through the app, user can see and request deals at outlets and brands in the application.

In a collaboration with Singapore startup, ShowNearby, MapmyIndia has launched the app. "We are happy to collaborate with Douglas and his team at ShowNearby to bring this application to the Indian market," said Verma.

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