Sunday, December 4, 2011

Google Maps for Android offers mapping indoor public places

This new feature of Google Maps for Android is available in the U.S. and Japan can find their way inside airports, railway stations, shopping centers and stores of major retailers.

Google has just introduced a new version of its Maps application for Android which inaugurates mapping within certain public places in the United States and Japan. There are major airports (Chicago, Houston, San Francisco, etc.)., Railway stations, shopping centers and various retail partners stores such as Bloomingdale's, Macy's or Ikea

A shopping center, before and after

When the user is in one of these places, they simply visit Google Maps and zoom in on the location to open the domestic front. A blue pointer indicates where it is located and the plan is updated automatically as the person moves. Maps 6.0 contains more new features, the former available for all users. First, there is a dropdown menu that facilitates unprecedented access to services including Google addresses, Navigation and Latitude. There is also a home screen improved to Google Places which broadcasts Searches corresponding to the location of the user.

Google Maps 6.0 is available on the Android Market for Android 2.1 and the following terminal

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