Google Maps is on track to launch more than 100 AI-powered improvements this year, including indoor Live View, weather conditions, eco-friendly transportation options, and curbside grocery pickups.
The updates aim to provide users with “the most accurate, up-to-date information about the world, exactly when you need it,” according to Google Maps’ VP of product Dane Glasgow.
Indoor Live View
Launched in 2019, Live View guides folks through confusing cities or unfamiliar towns by overlaying virtual arrows and digital directions on real-world views. After adding landmarks to the augmented reality function in October, Google Maps is expanding Live View’s reach by taking it indoors.
Whether you’re looking for the nearest elevator or restroom at the mall, trying to find your platform or ticket office at a transit station, or hunting for baggage claim or an ATM at the airport, Google Maps will point