Yandex enters the market mapping

Yandex development team has announced the creation of its own e-cards. It is assumed that the new initiative will allow the company to accelerate the process to actualize Yandex.Maps service data and provide independent third-party mapping solutions.

“We all got used to the Internet all changing rapidly. Unfortunately, the cards did not work, because in the traditional cartographic production cycle takes months. buying cards from vendors, we could not affect the speed of the data. Edit this situation was only one way – by creating maps, which we did, “- commented out Yandex market mapping project manager Maria Orlova.

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Maps.yandex.ru had the first card, designed by cartographers and covers the territory of Moscow and Moscow region. In the coming year Yandex plans to release hundreds of cards of its own production.

Currently available at Google detailed diagrams cities of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan. According to comScore, in December 2010 the monthly audience of service of 9.5 million people.