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Google launches indoor maps feature in Singapore

Google launches indoor maps feature in Singapore

Google launched its indoor maps function in Singapore Tuesday, making the town state the second united states in Asia to have it.

Android telephone customers will be capable to use the online mapping machine to assist themselves to find their way inside procuring shops and massive structures, suggested Xinhua citing Straits Occasions.

Such data contains floor plans and common walking instructions for any building which has submitted its indoor maps to Google. It makes use of present Wi-Fi get entry to factors to pinpoint a person’s place and follows his movement as he travels throughout completely different flooring.

In Singapore, 22 department stores have signed up for its launch. Changi Airport is just not on the listing.

The Application was launched in america in November 2011, with shopping department stores and airports among the first to be mapped. Japan used to be the first Asian usa to use it in closely populated cities equivalent to Tokyo and Osaka.

Indoor maps for shops, alternatively, were not new in Singapore. In 2010, SingTel launched an utility which pinpoints a user’s place and provides guidelines to stores on its certain flooring plan and retailer directory.

With Google Maps, alternatively, there is no want to launch a separate utility to view an indoor map. It swops seamlessly from out of doors maps to indoor flooring plans when users zoom into the constructing on the reveal. To Keep The Appliance up to date, businesses can add their floor plans to Google.




4 Comments to “Google launches indoor maps feature in Singapore”

  1. Alina Elliott // May 31, 2013 at 08:26 // Reply

    Just tell how Google got enough money to buy youtube and how the two owner became billionaires?

  2. RxP DarkBox // May 31, 2013 at 16:37 // Reply

    How do you add google adsense text links to your youtube video page? I understand the google video units are just attached to the video itself, but how can you add the actual google text links to the page also?

  3. Jeracoo L // June 5, 2013 at 19:17 // Reply

    Those number from 1 to 10 Google assigns to a website based on how good it’s structured. How can I check it?

  4. ericmreitz // June 9, 2013 at 01:59 // Reply

    Google is no longer Google. It now directs me to its advertisers rather than to information. It limits my scope more and more each day, confining me to geography and searches I made yesterday. It’s almost as bad as Facebook’s friend suggestions of still more total strangers.

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