Nokia's HERE Maps team thinks we're ready to start using phones to show us an X-ray vision of the world around us.
Google IOLG is building the first commercial Project Tango device, Google revealed on day two of IO.
Facebook today showed off some upcoming changes to Home as rumor spread the social network is in talks with a maps app.
Nokia hopes to beat Apple at its own shaky mapping game with the Nokia Here maps app hitting iOS today.
Apple has reportedly snapped up a mapping firm called C3 Technologies, which creates incredibly detailed maps using three dimensional photography.
Dedicated sat nav manufacturers are increasingly under threat from free and low-cost mobile navigation apps, with new app skobbler announcing this week that it has been downloaded 72,000 times since launch in the UK last month.
Apple has quietly purchased its own mapping company, in a move which will almost certainly see the company rely far less on Google Maps on its iPhone and other mobile devices in the future.