Navizon Inc., a global positioning software development company announced a 50 percent increase in its Rewards Program payout, effective Jan. 25. The payout, earlier was $10 for every 10,000 points, and will now increase to $15.
Navizon is a software-only wireless positioning system that triangulates signals broadcasted from WiFi (News - Alert) access points and Cellular towers to help the users find their way in most major metropolitan areas worldwide.
Navizon is a software for mobile devices, some Java phones, and for laptop computers (PC or Mac), that will display the location on a map and help find stuff around the user.
Navizon comes with features such as, MobiFindr Groups, Buddy Finder, Location based Alerts, Trail Logging, and of course, Local search.
When running the free Navizon application with a GPS-enabled device, every WiFi access point and cell tower that the user passes is logged and turned into points credited to the account. Once a user has accumulated 10,000 points, they can redeem them for $15 paid directly to a Paypal account.
There are nearly 1 million registered users in the Navizon community contributing WiFi and cellular tower locations all around the world. Reward Points are awarded as follows for the first person to map a new cellular tower or WiFi access point,15 points for each new cellular tower, 3 points for each new WiFi access point.
Points for previously mapped data points are rewarded as1 point for each WiFi access point and 2 points for each cellular tower.
“The Navizon rewards program is our way of giving something back to our community of users who are helping us build one of the world’s largest database of wireless access points and cell towers,” Cyril Houri, CEO, Navizon Inc., said. “We have Navizon users ranging from truck drivers, cab drivers and even commuters making anywhere from $15-$100 per week depending on their driving habits. “The Navizon software does all the work for you; all you have to do is have your phone on and Navizon running on it.”
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Edited by Amy Tierney