Mapping APIs from deCarta as an alternative to Google Maps
At the exhibition Mobile World Congress, held in Barcelona, the company introduced its own deCarta mapping APIs as an alternative to Google Maps. These APIs are not only free of charge, but they can also generate income for developers of different geolocation applications that use GPS positioning or triangulation of cellular or Wi-Fi networks with the ability to display targeted advertising.
Today Many developers are using Google maps, which makes mandatory the use of business model of Google. New programming interfaces of < offers a wide range of maps, routes and services for local search, which allows developers to use their own content, own brand and own a business model, "explains the company deCarta.
For those developers who want to receive benefits from their applications with local advertising, deCarta offers integrated advertising content in the form of sponsored business listings, which make money through clicks and calls. Under the terms of service plan, developers get 70 percent of advertising revenue. xAD is a partner of deCarta in the North America. The company combines largest search network and business listings in North America, which exceed one million brands and companies.Digital cartography and GPS navigation 08-06-2011