Google has introduced several new features for the Google Maps app include “Live View AR“. One of the interesting features of the app is the ability to use augmented reality to navigate indoors such as airports, shopping malls and train stations. A new feature in Google Maps, Live View AR, expands the real world with a digital guide that shows directions when viewed on a phone screen. So, when you are at the airport, you just need to find what you want on Google Maps. Markers guide you with arrows and other digital indicators.
With Live View AR, a new Google Maps feature, digital guidance is superimposed on the real world to give you directions while looking at your phone screen. So, when you are at the airport, you just need to find what you want on Google Maps. Markers guide you with arrows and other digital indicators.
Live View was first released for Android and iPhone in 2019, but was initially limited to outdoors. You can access the feature as follows steps
- Searching for the item in Google Maps on your phone
- clicking “Directions”
- then clicking “Live View” next to “Start”
Live View AR new feature will first launch in malls in Chicago, Long Island, New York, Los Angeles, Newark, New Jersey, San Francisco, San Jose, California and Seattle.
It will also launch at airports, shopping malls and transit stations in Tokyo and Zurich in the coming months. Other cities and places may also support this feature. The company announced that it will add additional features to its Google Maps update in the coming months, including air quality information, grocery store integrations to remove restrictions, and the greenest travel route possible.