Google Maps Update adds real-time AR navigation features

Google Maps Update adds real-time AR navigation features

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Google launched Live View feature in Google Maps Update since last year. This is the introduction of AR (Augmented Reality) technology to integrate with navigation to be more efficient.

Google Maps Update adds Real Time

Using virtual graphics as directional arrows and distance markers. Superimposed on the real image through the smartphone screen. Recently there have been many new updates and features that make it easy to use. And more convenient Prepare for use on all Android and iOS versions that support. 

Originally, the introduction of AR to help navigate Live View was very easy to understand, but now it has evolved to make it even easier. By increasing the ability to identify important places in the vicinity. To be another tool for reference positions Causing us to not go astray anymore It also allows us to visualize in itself that at that time we are far from our destination. 

Initially, the feature will be available in select cities first: Amsterdam, Barcelona, ​​Berlin, Budapest, Dubai, Florence, Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur, Kyoto, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Milan, Munich, New York, Osaka, Paris, Prague, Rome, San Francisco, Sydney, Tokyo, Vienna, and more cities will follow continuously after.

Next comes the ability to use Live View from the transit tab, which is very useful when traveling to a bus station that we are not skilled at. And do not know where the gate is about to go, with an AR arrow and a distance sign clearly displayed.

Earlier, when visiting areas with different altitudes or on very winding roads, Google Maps was often confused and displayed a pinpoint location in Live View, so Google improved Global Localisation, a basic technology. By using machine learning to understand the world’s topography, Google Maps can now determine the height of a place. As a result, the display of the pinned position in Live View is much more accurate.

Finally, the Location Sharing feature that was released for the first time alongside the Pixel 4a. Location sharing so friends in Live View in real time can know exactly where they are. So that they can walk to find each other easily Which now has a smart phone Pixel can only use the features above, but Google plans to launch a mobile version of other applications around the world very soon for both Android and iOS devices too.

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