Tuesday, July 27

Google Maps

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Google Maps can now show New Yorkers how busy individual subway cars are so they can avoid crowds of people in the pandemic

Google Maps is trialling a new feature which tells users which transit cars are the busiest. The feature is currently only available in New York and Sydney, Google said in a product update. It comes as Google expands its live crowd prediction feature to more than 100 countries. LoadingSomething is loading. Google Maps can show users in New York...
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Google Maps adapts to the pandemic with this new function | Digital Trends Spanish

With the massive application of COVID-19 vaccines in various parts of the world, it is possible that many people are preparing to return to the life they had before the pandemic, or at least part of it. Thus, several companies have announced their plans for employees to return to the offices, with this it is very likely that we will once again see the dreaded crowds of people on the streets and in public transport. To avoid this, Google Maps has expanded the coverage of a useful tool. It is a function that makes predictions of agglomeration in public transport and is now available in more than 10,000 cities in 100 countries. In this way, this prediction can inform the user if the train line or bus that is waiting has available seats or if it is already full of people. Maps can make pre...
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Meet Petal Maps, Huawei’s alternative to Google Maps | Digital Trends Spanish

The Chinese manufacturer Huawei announced the launch of Petal Maps, an application that seeks to transform itself into an alternative for Google Maps on its devices. The launch is part of Huawei's strategy to strengthen its own services, due to the restrictions of the United States government that prevent it from accessing technology from companies in that country. According to Huawei in the framework of the presentation of its line of Mate 40 phones, Petal Maps will offer maps in 2D and 3D, depending on the user's location. Features Huawei In addition, it will offer a navigation system that will allow the use of smartphones as GPS devices for vehicles and real-time traffic information, similar to what can be done with applications such as Google Maps or Waze. It will also have a g...
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Google Maps will show you areas with the highest cases of COVID-19 | Digital Trends Spanish

Google Maps announced the launch of a new function that will allow you to know the number of cases that exist in a certain area. "We present the COVID layer in Maps, a tool that displays critical information about COVID-19 cases in an area so that you can make more informed decisions about where to go and what to do," the company said in its Blog. With the pandemic continuing to spread in many countries, and before what many fear will be a second wave, Google Maps users can now enable this feature and view a color-coded map based on the number of cases per 100,000 people, as well as labels that indicate whether the numbers are trending up or down. "The data will be available for the 220 countries and territories currently supported by Google Maps," he reported. Tech Cru...
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This 1971 Waze used a cassette to guide you | Digital Trends Spanish

Imagine that you get into your car, activate a technological navigation system and this, through a voice, gives you the necessary directions to reach your destination. Amazing, right? You're right, that in 2020 is not surprising. But now imagine that the year is 1971. Take a look at this episode of the show Tomorrow's World, which was broadcast by the BBC in 1971, in which we can see a very futuristic and innovative system - for its time - that did just that, aboard a Volkswagen sedan, with a simple and straightforward cassette. As you can see, a voice guides the driver with instructions such as where to turn and what distances to travel, as if it were a 70s Google Maps. Between the instructions you can hear certain beeps, and this is the key to the operation of the...
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Google Maps is updated with more details and colors | Digital Trends Spanish

This Tuesday, August 18, Google Maps presented an important update that provides more details on the maps, more routes on rural and urban roads and also a new range of colors. Within the news is the satellite cartographic detail for more than 98% of the world population, "cWith a new algorithmic color mapping technique, we can take these images and translate them into an even more complete and vibrant map of an area on a global scale. Exploring a place allows you to see its natural features, so that you can easily distinguish arid and desert beaches and deserts from blue lakes, rivers, oceans, and ravines. You can tell at a glance how lush and green a vegetated place is, and even see if there are snow caps on the mountain tops. " ...
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Google transforms Maps into its new social network | Digital Trends Spanish

Google announced that it has incorporated into Maps a tool that will allow users who have shared photos, reviews or lists to be followed publicly. The tool, which can be used worldwide, transforms Google Maps into the company's new social network. In this option, the updated profiles are very similar to a Twitter or Facebook page, with a follow button and information about the number of followers the account has. Once a user is followed, publications and recommendations will be received in the tab Updates, as explained in a publication in the official blog of Google. Thus, it will be possible to receive the latest comments, photos and lists that user has shared. Google Now, if the user wants to keep their favorite places in the city private, Maps offers the possibility ...