Nokia, Navteq show us how a map is made | CNET
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If you’ve ever wondered where the map data that powers your smartphone or portable navigation device comes from, then you’re in luck. Nokia stopped by recently with the new Lumia 822 Windows Phone 8 handset, its new Nokia Maps 3.0 app, and the awesome, street-scanning Navteq True car.
Sitting atop the True car is a pretty impressive bit of data acquisition equipment.
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