Press Release

Announcing Localscope v2 – The Ultimate Location Browser for iPhone

Localscope v2.0 enables an unmatched local discovery experience by fetching geo tagged information, photo and video content from 6 new sources including Facebook Places, Instagram, Flickr, Panoramio, Picasa and Youtube, presenting a unique view of places, people and things around you. Localscope v2.0 has been redesigned to be much faster, snappier and more intuitive.

December 20, 2011 – Mumbai, India – Cynapse is proud to announce the immediate availability of Localscope v2.0, an update that gives you a unique view of places, people and things around you. The newest update integrates with 11 different sources including: Facebook Places, Flickr, Instagram, Panoramio, Picasa, Youtube, Foursquare, Google, Bing, Twitter and Wikimapia. Since each source provides unique types of content contributed socially or professionally, the diversity of information converging into Localscope v2 provides an un-matched local discovery experience and serves up unprecedented results when you need to find anything around you.

“We imagine Localscope to be a unique form of a browser that is designed to present and enable use of location information, just like web browsers present web pages. With version 2 we are taking a big step towards our vision of making Localscope your high tech goggles that lets you see things around you that you otherwise couldn’t.” says Apurva Roy Choudhury, CEO, Cynapse.

With v2, even familiar places that you spend most of your time in, come alive with fresh visual perspectives that enable you to rediscover your surroundings like never before.

Localscope v2 has been re-architected and re-written from ground up to enhance overall user experience with improved gestures, animations and sounds, making it much more intuitive. It is also been super optimized enabling blazing fast performance on the iPhone 4S.

Pricing and Availability

Localscope is available for US $1.99 (or equivalent amount in other currencies) exclusively on the App Store in the Navigation category. If you’re interested in reviewing Localscope, get in touch with us and we’ll gladly provide a promo code.

About Cynapse

Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Cynapse invents software products that benefit fundamental aspects of everyday life. Its mission is to evolve the way people create, consume and communicate various forms of information. Cynapse is the creator of open source Enterprise 2.0 software Cyn.in, provider of the realtime collaboration software Sync.in and inventor of Localscope for the iOS and the WebOS platforms. Over 10,000 businesses and institutions and millions of users across the world benefit using Cynapse technology.