NAVBuilder Inside – LBS SDK<br />Develop and Monetize LBS Apps Using NAVBuilder Inside (NBI) Free & Cross-OS APIs<br />Kri...
Most popular APIs<br />LBS Apps Market<br />What is NBI<br />Why developers like NBI<br />Making money with NBI via coupon...
What Developers WantMaps –The  Most Popular APIs<br />
Opportunity<br />Challenges<br />Technical:<br />Device/OS fragmentation<br />Different  APIs for Location Services<br />D...
What is NBI?<br />Set of APIs and toolkits that allow developers to quickly create or enable their apps with interactive m...
Key Benefits<br />Developer Survey (3/11)<br />Monetization with local coupons<br />Cross OS APIs <br />It’s free<br />One...
Making Money with NBI<br /><ul><li>Benefits of Using NBI Mobile Coupon/Deals APIs
NBI deals and coupon APIs are offered across Android, BlackBerry, and Brew (iPhone coupon API coming in 2012)
Deals available by category and by deal quality
Future aggregation to ensure quality and inventory
Offers a single interface
Getting Started
Download NBI SDK 2.0 and sign the license agreement
The new license agreement clarifies the terms for using the coupon APIs and the payments
Get an NBI API key and enable the coupon key
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Verizon NAVBuilder LBS SDK with free APIs for locationn, maps, geo-services, geo-content, GPS Navigation, Coupons.

NBI is cross-OS and cross-carrier.

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Verizon NBI LBS SDK - WIP Webinar

  1. 1. NAVBuilder Inside – LBS SDK<br />Develop and Monetize LBS Apps Using NAVBuilder Inside (NBI) Free & Cross-OS APIs<br />Kris Kolodziej<br />Sept 9, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Most popular APIs<br />LBS Apps Market<br />What is NBI<br />Why developers like NBI<br />Making money with NBI via coupons/deals<br />Who uses NBI and their testimonials<br />What’s new in NBI<br />Getting started with NBI<br />NBI App Examples<br />Go-to-market: upload your NBI app to VCAST, Android Marketplace, iTunes App Store, etc<br />Agenda<br />
  3. 3. What Developers WantMaps –The Most Popular APIs<br />
  4. 4. Opportunity<br />Challenges<br />Technical:<br />Device/OS fragmentation<br />Different APIs for Location Services<br />Different terms and conditions for LBS services, geo-content<br />Access to carrier location (Cell ID BSA)<br />Business:<br />How do I make money? <br />How do I increase downloads? (visibility, discoverability, merchandising)<br />How do I decrease dev costs? <br />How do I reach more users?<br />How do I provide engaging & best-in class experience<br />LBS Apps Market & Development<br />Source: ABI, comScore 2011<br />LBS is becoming a commonplace, but it’s challenging<br />
  5. 5. What is NBI?<br />Set of APIs and toolkits that allow developers to quickly create or enable their apps with interactive maps, geo-content, and fast, accurate location.<br />OS Support:<br />LocationKit: GPS, Cell-ID, Wi-Fi <br />MapKit: , local search, directions, geocode/reverse geocode, customizable annotations & POIs, traffic overlay, custom layers<br />Navigation API: voice GPS turn-by-turn<br />Geo-Content Feeds: Traffic, Gas Prices, Movies & Event listing, Weather <br />Coupon API: With revenue share for developers!<br />VZ Navigator<br />NBI is a one-stop-shop for LBS developers<br />
  6. 6. Key Benefits<br />Developer Survey (3/11)<br />Monetization with local coupons<br />Cross OS APIs <br />It’s free<br />One Agreement <br />Reduces development cost and time-to-market<br />Enables best-in-class user experience<br />It’s reliable<br />Access to abundant geo-content<br />Enables branding opportunities<br />Promotion Opportunities<br />Sample apps and source code<br />Distribution opportunities via V Cast App Stores, Android Marketplace, BREW<br />Why NBI?<br />Verizon tab<br />NBI is the ultimate solution for LBS <br />
  7. 7. Making Money with NBI<br /><ul><li>Benefits of Using NBI Mobile Coupon/Deals APIs
  8. 8. NBI deals and coupon APIs are offered across Android, BlackBerry, and Brew (iPhone coupon API coming in 2012)
  9. 9. Deals available by category and by deal quality
  10. 10. Future aggregation to ensure quality and inventory
  11. 11. Offers a single interface
  12. 12. Getting Started
  13. 13. Download NBI SDK 2.0 and sign the license agreement
  14. 14. The new license agreement clarifies the terms for using the coupon APIs and the payments
  15. 15. Get an NBI API key and enable the coupon key
  16. 16. Complete and submit payment information
  17. 17. Integrate NBI SDK 2.0 into your application
  18. 18. Track Revenue
  19. 19. NBI offers 70% revenue share to developers
  20. 20. Revenue is generated per NBI API Key
  21. 21. Track your revenue on the VDC web</li></li></ul><li>Who is Using NBI?<br />Developers using NBI<br />Developer Testimonials<br />“Using the NBI library made retrieving the device location quick and easy, which has been an issue with other BlackBerry clients. The NBI library was easy to integrate and has worked great”<br />“ < 1 Day for Integration”<br />GeoQpons<br />“Simple robust framework to fetch precise location. Took 1 hour to integrate”<br />“Was able to use the common API across OSs. Kudos for making it so simple”<br />VCAST <br />Messages<br />
  22. 22. <ul><li>Go to verizon.developer.com</li></ul> Tools & APIs > Verizon APIs or Developer Tools >NBI<br /><ul><li>Sign SDK Terms and Conditions
  23. 23. Get your API Keys
  24. 24. Build your app in 5 easy steps</li></ul>Getting Started<br />
  25. 25. 1. Start with Eclipse with Android SDK installed<br />2. Create a new Android project<br />File  New  Android Project<br />Create project from existing source…<br />Choose the Sample App directory<br />Build Target: Android 2.0+<br />3. Include the nbi.jar file downloaded from developers.verizon.com- File  Properties<br />Select Java Build Path<br />Within the Libraries tab, Add External JARs…<br />Choose the nbi.jar file<br />4. Include resources and copy your API Key<br />In Windows Explorer, copy respak.zip file into assets directory<br />Be sure to refresh the files in Eclipse<br />5. Build and run the app!!<br />NBI Sample App in 5 Simple Steps<br />
  26. 26. Go To Market<br />1. Register for a free account on VDC<br />2. Complete a brief questionnaire regarding the nature of your app <br />3. Wizard will guide you through the Rest. For NBI, don’t miss the following:<br />a. Select “Yes” for NAVBuilder Inside<br />b. Pick an API Token (API Key)<br />c. Identify the use of MapKit or LocationKit<br />4. Wait to be notified via email about the status of your application<br />
  27. 27. Go To Market – Non V CAST App Stores<br />1. Submit a V Cast App application<br />2. Once approved, sumbit to your application storefront of choice<br />
  28. 28. NBI App Example:<br />NBI MapKit displays the coupon location, custom maps, and custom annotation.<br />NBI Mapkit guides the user to the store with directions presented inside the app.<br />NBI Mapkit displays satellite maps inside the app.<br />NBI Navigation API enables users to get voice GPS Navigation with VZ Navigator®<br />NBI LocationKit uses Verizon’s location technology to query most relevant coupons per device location. <br />VZ Navigator® is preloaded on most Verizon devices. <br />
  29. 29. NBI Navigation API enables Glypmse users to navigate to their friend’s location using VZ Navigator® <br />NBI LocationKit uses Verizon’s location technology to provide precise location of user.<br />Note: you can use Google Maps with NBI LocationKit<br />NBI App Example:<br />
  30. 30. Thank you!<br />kris.kolodziej@verizonwireless.com<br />

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