khaskhabar.com : Wednesday, July 27, 2022 5:50 PM
New Delhi . With an aim to enhance the user experience, Google Maps on Wednesday brought back the ‘Street View’ experience in the country. It will help people navigate and explore places more visually and accurately.
The Indian government suspended the Street View service more than a decade ago for allegedly failing to obtain the necessary security clearances.
Google said the Street View APIs will also be available to local developers, allowing them to provide a better mapping experience across their services. It also mentions that the company has launched this new feature in partnership with advanced mapping solutions company Advanced Mapping Solutions Company and Tech Mahindra.
Miriam Karthika Daniel, VP of Google Maps Experience, said in a statement, “We believe the launch of Street View in India will provide a more useful user experience, from virtually visiting locations to gaining a better understanding of local businesses and establishments. will play an important role in the
“This launch has been made possible only through the collaboration of our local partners Tech Mahindra and Genesis International,” Daniels said.
The company said Street View will be available on Google Maps licensed from local partners covering a distance of 150,000 km across ten cities in India including Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Nashik, Vadodara, Ahmednagar and Amritsar. Huh.
Google, Genesis International and Tech Mahindra plan to expand the facility to more than 50 cities by the end of 2022.
Supporting the efforts of local traffic authorities to promote safe driving, Google Maps will now show speed limit data shared by traffic officials starting in Bengaluru.
The tech giant also announced its partnership with Bengaluru Traffic Police as part of its efforts towards offering models that optimize traffic light timings better. It is helping the local traffic authority to manage road congestion at major intersections and will eventually extend to the entire city.
Google said it would expand to Kolkata and Hyderabad in partnership with local traffic authorities.
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