Google Maps 6.0 With Indoor Navigation Lands On Android

By 10:22 Mon, 12 Jul 2021 Comments

Google just announced the recent version of its Maps app for Android. The mapping and navigation software got indoor maps and navigation, allowing you to find your way around malls, airports, IKEAs and whatnot.

Google Maps 6.0 is also assumed to be able to detect on what floor of the building you are and adjust the map data appropriately, so you will only be seeing what's around you. According to the developers, the location algorithm is finely tuned, so it should work as well indoors as it does outdoors.

Right now there aren't too many places where you will be able to utilize the indoor maps. Here goes the full list of retailers, airports and transit stations in the U.S. and Japan:

  • Mall of America, IKEA, The Home Depot, select Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s, Daimaru, Taskashimaya and Mitsukoshi locations and more.

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), Chicago O’Hare (ORD), San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Narita International (NRT), among others.

  • JR and Tokyu Corporation

Here goes a quick demo of Google Maps 6.0 in action.

You can download the latest version of the app correct now from the Market on your phone/tablet or from the website of the official Android app repository.




Related Article



Please LOGIN or REGISTER To Gain Full Access To This Article