Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Google Maps App launches new feature


Izaan Zubair
Technology writer @ WNObserver

Google has launched a new update to its Google Maps application, which will provide a feature that allows users to see real-time trends through the camera of smartphones.

Quoting the “Mirror” location, the feature known as Live View uses Google Street View data, as well as regular GPS tracking, to determine what you see in front of you and point you in the right direction.

For example, when you exit the subway station you will press your phone to take a picture of the buildings, and then the photos you take with your smartphone camera will be compared to Google Street View images in real time to determine your direction, and while walking, large blue arrows will appear on the screen above the live image of the world The real way to show you walking.

Google said: “This feature, which was previously available to Google Pixel users only, will now be available on devices running Android version 7.0 and later and iPhone devices running iOS 11.

To use this feature, open Google Maps on your smartphone, enter your destination, press the ‘walk’ icon, press the ‘Start AR’ button and follow the on-screen instructions.Once your location is selected, visual markers and arrows will be placed around you, helping you know The way you can go.

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