Updating google maps


As the list of places I've enjoyed has grown, I've started to share it with friends who need a good spot to eat, or refer back to it when I was stumped for weekend plans.

The list lived inside the Notes app on my phone (complete with short descriptions of each place and the neighborhood it's in), but I soon needed a better way to organize and share it.

Schaefer is Google’s AR and VR Product Manager, and she describes the project as such: “Google’s Daydream Labs built a way to explore Street View without having to click arrows – just walk forward in physical space to adjust your virtual position.” For more examples of what ARCore can do, have a peek at Google’s new webpage This Is ARCore.

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Setting your Home address in Maps makes it easy to get directions from your current location to Home.

Likewise, by setting a Work address and Favorites, whether in Apple Maps or Google Maps, getting directions to those set locations only takes a couple taps.

The code here should look familiar to the code sample available from Google.

Google has provided a very reach APIs to use it in our own application.

The most powerful show of AR power comes with virtual positioning of a smartphone within Google Maps Street View, updating a system that’s already awesome.