New functionality has been added to the popular map service Google Maps. Including new lane options and other benefits for pedestrians and drivers. Read here what to expect on Google Maps.
As part of Google I / O, the company also has new features for its own map service Given. Google Maps gets new route option. Users have the option of showing the safe way. This feature should be especially useful for drivers.
Because based on the current map data, Google Maps calculates the trajectory of accidents. For example, the number of lanes in the streets, the number of accidents or construction sites that carry additional traffic bases are included. Of course, the safe path is not always short. However, families who want to achieve their goal slowly but surely can be addressed here.
A positive side effect: The new feature will save a little fuel as drivers often have to brake and drive.
Google Map: New opportunities for pedestrians
Additionally, Google Maps will enhance the live view feature with overlays on the smartphone display. So you can record the surroundings and get important information directly about the shops or scenes.
The “Busy Area” feature is in effect. This shows directly on Google Maps whether there is more going on than usual in a region of the city. If allowed again, you can skip them or throw yourself away.
Finally, Google Maps needs to become more personal. Maps determine which places should be shown nearby, based on daylight hours and your own situation. For example, at 8 a.m., it is more likely to show bakeries and cafes. In the evening, the scene shifts to restaurants.
On the other hand, if you enter a path, the map shows you your favorite places. All features and innovations are included in Google Maps throughout the year.
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