It is no secret that Apple has been using vehicles equipped with advanced cameras and sensors to collect geographical data to improve Apple Maps. However, the detailed process of collecting data was not known to anyone outside Apple’s team. Well, that changes today.
Apple has partnered with AR startup to bring improved indoor maps to all of its devices via Apple Maps. The companies are working together to enable AR maps to exist in places other than Apple Maps, such as inside individual apps and on the web.
Apple recently announced the release date for iOS 13.4, but iOS 14 features have started leaking already. It was recently unveiled that the company could finally allow list view for the home screen and integration with third-party wallpaper apps. Now, it is being reported that the upcoming version of iOS will allow wallpapers for CarPlay and deeper Apple Maps integration.
Apple has big plans for its mapping and navigation solution, and the company wants to go right up against Google Maps. After completing the rollout of redesigned Apple Maps in the US and some other markets, the company might be planning to bring editorial content and recommendations to its app.
Apple has announced newly redesigned maps for the United States. The revamped Maps load much faster, are more accurate and offer a better view of roads, buildings, airports, and malls.
If you choose to use the other search engine, DuckDuckGo, then you may be happy to know Apple Maps is getting some big integration into the service.
Apple has had a bit of a rough go of it when it comes to its Maps app, with a legendarily terrible launch many years ago.
Apple continues to expand its transit data feature within Apple Maps, giving people all over the globe the ability to stay on top of public transit routes and availability.
We already know that Apple has deployed vehicles all around the world to survey what they can see, all in an effort to help improve the Apple Maps experience.