Google Maps includes new campuses and more functions
Google Maps is updated with interesting news. The ability to “visit” campuses, national and international, through Street View, and the expansion of functions to more countries around the world are the main new features of this new version of the Google Maps service.
New images from Street View allows access to 150 campuses worldwide. Internationally users can access, among others, the campus of UCLA in the U.S., the Pembroke College in UK, the McGill University in Canada and Sophia University in Japan. These new panoramic views add to our long list of universities whose campuses are already on Google Maps. Regarding developments in other countries, India and New Zealand are the main protagonists.
In the case of India drivers are available from now information on traffic conditions in real time to the main roads or highways, besides being able to know the approximate travel time. This traffic information, that any can help improve user with Google Maps for mobile on the go, helping save time and reduce stress at the wheel, the company says. And with the expansion of Google Maps Navigation in India both residents and tourists visiting thousands of people of that country can access detailed instructions to move from their mobile devices.
In the case of New Zealand, lovers of bicycles are in luck because they have driving directions on this vehicle at your destination and with Google Map Maker. At first it can be accessed directly from Google Maps and the latter can add more bike lanes and paths if your favorite route does not appear or if they find a new one. Besides adding bike paths, users can add shapes of buildings, edit geometries and road restrictions, specify the height of the buildings and much more. “We are working continuously on our effort to provide a more complete picture of the world around us,” says the company.