Google Maps brings immersive imagery, new features and more at Google IO 2022

At Google I/O 2022, CEO Sundar Pichai dedicated the start of the keynote to Google Maps, featuring Immersive View, eco-routes, and more.

Although no Android 13 news or the latest Chrome OS features have yet been announced, Pichai has made sure to put Google Maps in the spotlight first, further helping you get from one destination to another. other.

These features are expected to come to both Android and iOS later this year.

This is currently breaking news that we will update throughout the event.

Upcoming Features

A screenshot of Google IO 2022

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There seems to be a focus on both improving the Google Maps user interface and simultaneously making it easier to visualize how you can get from point A to point B.

Eco-friendly routes are Google’s goal to ensure users can help offset climate change, an important and important topic in today’s world, which will be available outside of the United States. United later in 2022.

There’s also an immersive view mode coming, which lets you look inside restaurants using neural rendering to let you fly like Superman or a drone.

Another big improvement is interior footage when visiting a cafe or restaurant, with a greater emphasis on better quality when you want to walk through a building.

As we are only on Day 1 for Google IO, we may see more features appear for Google Maps, where we will update this story in development.

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