HomeTech NewsGoogle Maps releases 3 updates with 3D View of most Popular...

Google Maps releases 3 updates with 3D View of most Popular Landmarks

3D recreations of landmarks with Google Maps

If you can’t wait to travel with friends and family during the sunny months, Google Maps is a great time to plan your trip. This update to Google Maps includes new cycling directions, notifications for location sharing, and new virtual-vacuum imagery of the world’s 100 most popular landmarks.

Take advantage of the new cycling route information and get ready for the ride

In the past few months, the number of cyclists around the world has increased by more than 40%. With the rise in oil prices and the increasing emphasis on sports and environmental protection, it is natural to see more people choose this more sustainable mode of transportation.

And Google Maps has been providing cycling directions for more than 12 years. In addition to using AI technology, Google also uses data from cities, trusted mapping partners, and feedback from the Google Maps community.

Now that Google Maps has a new version of bicycle route information, if you choose to ride a bicycle to any destination, you can not only see the altitude and steepness of the road, but also immediately know whether the route has a planned bicycle lane, and if you are passing through it. type of road, such as a major road or a local street.

In the coming weeks, cycling route information will be pushed to hundreds of cities that offer cycling routes, including all cities in Taiwan, so you can be fully prepared before you hit the road.

Stay connected anytime, anywhere while ensuring personal safety

With Google Maps’ new location-sharing notifications, you can see when friends and family are arriving or departing, making it easier to coordinate your trips, and more peace of mind. Google designed this feature with user privacy in mind, so you can only set notifications for users who choose to share their location with themselves.

Let’s say you’re going to a concert with a group of friends, and they’ve chosen to share their location with you,

At this time, you only need to use the address of the concert venue to set the notification, you can grasp the arrival time of everyone, and you can also set the notification to check the time when the other party leaves the venue, so that it doesn’t matter if you get separated.

Explore global landmarks in a new way

To help you plan your trip with Google Maps, Google will put pseudo-vacuum images of 100 of the world’s most popular landmarks on Google Maps, including Barcelona, London, New York, San Francisco, Tokyo, and more.

Combining AI technology with billions of high-quality Street View, satellite, and aerial imagery, this feature is Google’s first step toward immersive reality. Just search for a placemark on Google Maps and click on a photo to see if a placemark has aerial images to refer to.

Lets say that you plan to travel to London in the near future, you can use this function to see the appearance of the London’s Watchtower up close to decide whether to add this landmark to your itinerary.

Mehmet S. Kaya
Mehmet S. Kayahttps://teknonel.com
Mehmet is one of the administrator of Teknonel. As a software developer, he loves to share his knowledge in related topics. He is highly familiar with the editorial process from the inception of an article idea, through the iterative process, publishing, and performance analysis as well as product reviews.

Follow us on Social Media!

12FansLike
15,848FollowersFollow
13FollowersFollow
676SubscribersSubscribe

Related Articles

New VR Gear “Aroma Shooter” allows you to smell Games and Videos

With the gradual increase of VR reality games, in order to pursue a better sense of presence, Japanese game manufacturer Aromajoin released the Aroma...

iKnife: This smart scalpel detects tumors almost instantly

Facilitating the diagnosis of cancers thanks to an intelligent scalpel, this is the promise of iKnife! This device, developed by Imperial College London, can...

Acer’s new Bike Desk allows exercising while working in office

Do New Year's resolutions balance work performance and personal health? In addition to using time to exercise after get off work, Acer's newly released...

OpenAI introduces Point-E: a text-to-3D model Image Generator

OpenAI has recently launched powerful artificial intelligence models, and recently launched Point-E, which takes the text production map to another level to a 3D...

Explore More Articles

HDR: Definition, Advantages and Importance

0
HDR stands for "High Dynamic Range". The goal is to translate as well as possible, on a photo or a video, what the human...
Best 300 - 350 Watt Power Supply Units-min

4 Best 300 – 350 Watt Power Supply Units

0
The power supply provides electrical current to all of the computer components. The power supply unit must have sufficient power to supply the various...
Best 144Hz Curved gaming monitors

4 Best 144Hz Curved gaming monitors

0
Gaming monitors are one of the PC components that have been dramatically changed and improved in the recent years.  If the size of the tiles...
The world's largest electric boat with a capacity of 2,100 people

The world’s largest electric boat with a capacity of 2,100 people

0
Electric vehicles can help reduce carbon emissions, so if ferries that are larger and use more fuel are electrified, can they further reduce carbon...