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New updates to Google Maps


Artificial Intelligence is an important part of what makes Google Maps so useful, with which the company can map roads ten times faster than it could five years ago, and it can bring maps full of useful information to Almost every corner of the world.

Google Maps helps users communicate with the real world, and in 2007, the company introduced the Street View feature, which is the first photo platform that shows you panoramic views of streets around the world.

A year later, the company made it possible to get real-time navigation directly from your phone, and three years ago, Google was the first to launch Live View and brought augmented reality into mobility on a large scale.

During the annual Google Developers Conference, the company announced several new updates so that you can navigate, explore and accomplish tasks more easily.

Reducing brake pressure:

According to research by experts at Virginia Tech Transportation, moments, when you brake heavily, can be a leading indicator of the likelihood of a car accident.

Google has devised a way to prevent drivers from hitting the brakes too hard, thanks to a combination of machine learning and navigation information.

And Google Maps is soon working to reduce your need to break along the route of the flight thanks to the help of machine learning and navigation information.

And every time you get directions in Maps, Google calculates multiple route options to your destination based on several factors.

With this update, Google Maps takes the fastest route and identifies the route that is likely to reduce the chance of you needing to break too hard, and automatically recommends this route if the estimated time of arrival is the same or the difference is minimal.

Google believes that these changes have the potential to eliminate 100 million brake stress events on paid roads each year, so you can rely on maps to get you moving quickly and more safely.

Live View improvements and detailed street maps:

If you are wandering around on foot, Google Maps provides you with augmented reality in Live View, and in case you are exploring a new neighborhood, you can access Live View immediately - directly from the map - and see useful details about the shops and restaurants around you.

Live View introduces useful new street signs for complex intersections so you know exactly which route to take.

And if you're traveling, Live View tells you where you are in relation to places like your hotel, so you can always find your way around.

The Detailed Street Maps feature, launched in August, will soon be available in 50 other cities by the end of this year, including Berlin, São Paulo, Seattle, and Singapore.

And with the help of artificial intelligence, you can see the locations of sidewalks and footpaths, along with the shape and width of the road.

This information can assist pedestrians in planning the most suitable route, especially if they are using a wheelchair or pram.

Discover busy areas at a glance:

Every day, more than 80 million people turn to live occupancy information via Google for specific places, and this information is now expanding to show the relative busyness of an entire area, such as whether a neighborhood or part of the city is more crowded than usual.

A map tailored for you:

To help you understand everything, Google designs the map to highlight the most relevant places based on the time of day and whether or not you are traveling.

No matter where you are heading or what your plans are, Google Maps contains the information you need and the AI ​​to get there.

All of these features begin to appear globally across Android and iOS in the coming months, with detailed street maps arriving in 50 new cities by the end of the year.


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