Web mapping platform Google maps is soon going to get some new features like detailed street maps, expansion to the existing Live View feature and better navigational routes. The updates will be introduced with the help of machine learning and is expected to make the program more meticulous. The announcement was made in the ongoing Google I/O 2021.
Here's all you need to know about the new features:
Live View updates
This amazing feature of the platform will now help users to explore a new region or area by enabling the user access directly from the map and provide information about the nearby facilities.
Presently, Google maps Live View uses AR signs with real-world navigation, but the tech giant is now expanding its use case further.
The Google map platform will now make use of its user searches and experience to give them more detailed and individual results. For example, if you step out at night, the system will serve you with results like night pubs, dining restaurants, etc.
Detailed street maps
Google maps will now help users with more detailed street maps. This update was first announced in August 2020 in selected regions. Now, with the new updates, this function will be rolled out in 50 more cities by the end of this year.
This feature will aid users in finding the most suitable and accommodating routes.