In their Search On event earlier this year, the tech giant Google announced brand new features for Google Maps. The latest of these updates, the augmented reality-based Live View search for Google Maps, gives users the power to search their surroundings with a smartphone camera. According to ANI reports, the new feature works like the current Live View, which helps users navigate using the phone’s camera in real-time. The Live View mode will overlay arrows on top of user surroundings and direct them to landmarks or places they are looking for. According to GSM Arena, this feature is now available in selected cities like Los Angeles, London, New York, Paris, San Francisco, and Tokyo. The new search option uses billions of Street View images, AI, and AR to give users an exceptional grasp of their surroundings.
Google Maps to Soon Get AR-based Search Update With Live View
November 14, 2022