Mapmyindia is a Maps and location-based services company has now introduced real-time traffic information to its Windows 8, Windows Phone and Android apps. The company claims that the traffic details provided by the service will be accurate comprehensive and realtime. Hnce, the users can depend on this service to plan their journeys and routes. The new realtime traffic information service can be accessed by updating the MapmyIndia app on android, Windows phone devices.
Currently, the service is available in India for the three cites – angalore, Delhi NCR and Mumbai but the company intends to cover more places across the country to provide traffic information through mobile apps in real-time. the service is provided to people by integrating the reports data from various sources which includes an extensive network on ground probe data.
To get realtime traffic data on the mobile apps, just tap on the traffic signal icon to load the live traffic layer or remove it. For the available cities, the data is refreshed every 1 minute interval . The new smartphone app of MapmyIndia provide house number details, landmark-based driving directions. However the realtime traffic information is provided by Google maps, MapmyIndia seems to be the first native app for doing this.