Google is using the most recent advancements in computer vision and prediction models to create a visually appealing and user-friendly Google Maps. It will allow users to navigate anywhere as if they were truly there. Google presented this during the “Search On” conference. Additionally, it adds four additional upgrades that enhance the realistic appearance and feel of Maps.
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At I/O, Google unveiled Immersive View. It is a new method for exploring the surroundings that overlay stunning multi-dimensional visuals. It includes the weather, traffic, and activity.
- Over 250 photorealistic aerial pictures of famous locations worldwide. Google made Acropolis and Tokyo Tower available to users.
- The immersive view uses historical data to anticipate what will happen in a specific location tomorrow, next week, and next month.
- Prior to visiting Oracle Park in San Francisco people will have a detailed idea from beforehand. They will be able to carry a jacket. This is because the weather will be cold. And at the same time, they’ll know about the parking lots.
- After game hungry, they made it simple for everyone to check out nearby eateries. Hence allowing people to descend to the street level and look inside.
Search using Live View
Google is enhancing the ground-breaking technology to start the search with Live View. in order to aid in locating nearby objects. A farmer’s market requires money. Therefore, lift up the phone to the ear in order to use Live View to look for ATMs nearby. Additionally, they can easily track cafes, stores, and train stops. To get additional information, including what services the barbershop across the street provides, tap any place.
In London, LA, NY, SF, Paris, and Tokyo, search with Live View will soon be available for Android and iOS.
When exploring a new area, it can be challenging to identify what is interesting, what is new, and what the hidden gems are. As soon as someone chooses an area, they’ll be able to see well-known locations coming live on the map. Thereby thanks to photos and data contributed by the Google Maps community.
Anyone may easily ascertain whether a neighborhood is artistic or has a thriving food scene. Hence allowing users to schedule their time effectively. Individuals post twenty million reviews, photos, and videos every day on Google Maps. They combine AI with their local knowledge. Soon, Neighborhood Vibe will be available for iOS and Android.
Assisting businesses and developers to conduct sustainable operations
In the United States, Canada, and Europe, Google has implemented eco-friendly routing. It uses a new routing algorithm. Now, in order to show vehicles the most fuel-efficient path to their destination.
Google Maps Platform will provide similar features to third-party developers soon.
Companies of various shapes and sizes, including those in the delivery or ridesharing sectors, can enable environmentally friendly routing in their apps. They’ll be able to assess fuel consumption and savings for a single trip.
The ability to select an engine type will allow developers to obtain the most accurate fuel or energy efficiency estimates. Later this year, developers will be able to preview eco-friendly routing on Google Maps.