The tech giant Google will soon introduce augmented reality(AU) technology in its Google Maps app to help users navigate better with the app while exploring new places.
The works are progressing in the Google platform and the Google team is researching the possibilities to enhance the AR technology for Google maps.
Google has already demonstrated the model of the app,which they creating will look like in 2018 itself.The advanced navigation system of the app that can popup visuals of landmarks close to the place one is visiting while using the Maps app and it will guide the user around. There is expected to be a news map as an add-on too.
Google also has a plan to incorporate the digital guides to the maps.There is a debate on if having the digital guide will be helpful or be a distraction and can be detrimental to the driver’s safety.In a real life test ,the journalists reported that fox guide feature went missing by the enhanced AR embedding in Maps.