• Google Maps can be your travel guide this summer

    … The unofficial kick-off to summer is just around the corner. To give you some travel planning inspiration this year, we looked at historical Google Maps data to find the top trending places of the season throughout the U.S. Follow our summer lists below to head to the hot spots or avoid the crowds–the choice is yours. Already know where you’re…

    The Official Google Blogin Google- 12 readers -
  • Create your own Street View imagery with new 360 cameras

    … Spring is my favorite time of year. The flowers are blooming and my local farmers market begins to buzz with smiling faces and seasonal produce. On my recent trip, I took a bunch of pictures and was eager to invite my family who lives on the other side of the globe to wander through my local farmers market. Flipping through static photos doesn’t…

    The Official Google Blog- 17 readers -
  • What Technology Has Been Eliminated with Smartphones?

    … and streaming services on smartphones have taken over. Point and Shoot Camera – smartphones accounted for more than 50% of images shared since 2011, simultaneous to a huge drop in fixed lens camera sales. Camcorder – Along with cameras, camcorder sales continue to plunge as well. GPS and Maps – TomTom revenues dropped by 2/3rds in 2 years…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 16 readers -
  • Remember where you parked with Google Maps

    … Some say it’s about the journey, not the destination—but we think it’s about a little of both. Now, Google Maps for Android and iOS will not only help you get where you’re going, but it’ll help you remember where you parked once you’ve arrived. Here’s how it works: For Android users, tap “Save your parking” to add your parking location…

    The Official Google Blogin Google- 22 readers -
  • How maps and machine learning are helping to eliminate malaria

    …. With the help of Google Earth Engine, DiSARM creates high resolution “risk maps” that help malaria control programs identify the areas where they should direct resources for prevention and treatment. We sat down with Hugh Sturrock, who leads the DiSARM project and is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the University…

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  • Local reviews in your language – wherever you are

    … part is that users don’t have to do a thing. Just open Google Maps or Search, search for what you’re interested in and the reviews are automatically translated. Most people will see the translated review in the language they prefer and then see the review in the native language below—eliminating the hassle of copying and pasting into a translation…

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