Google Maps is adding new features that may allow customers entry to crowd-sourced details about varied incidents alongside the route whereas they drive to their locations. Based on the corporate, the characteristic will allow customers to report varied driving incidents, equivalent to lane closures, building, disabled autos and on-road obstacles. To report any of the above incidents, customers will have the ability to merely faucet on the “+” signal after which select “Add a report”, as seen within the GIF beneath.
As well as, the iOS model of the app can also be gaining a characteristic that was earlier rolled out on Android. Based on Google, customers will now have the ability to report crashes, pace traps and site visitors slowdowns proper from their iPhone. The corporate says the characteristic is being expanded to iOS following its recognition amongst Android customers. Each options will begin rolling out globally this week.
That is simply the newest new characteristic that Google Maps has launched to make on a regular basis transit much less of a problem for commuters all over the world. The corporate not too long ago launched real-time bikeshare data in 24 cities globally, after rolling out transit ‘crowdedness’ predictions in June to assist customers see how crowded their bus, prepare or subway is more likely to be. The corporate can also be bringing ‘Incognito Mode’ to Maps as a part of its plans to reassure customers about their privateness.
Alongside the aforementioned options, Google Maps not too long ago additionally introduced new enhancements that will assist folks with imaginative and prescient impairment to navigate extra simply. As a part of the plan, each app now presents extra detailed voice steering and new forms of verbal bulletins for strolling journeys. At present, nonetheless, it is just out there within the US and Japan, however the firm will hopefully increase the characteristic to extra markets to assist extra folks with imaginative and prescient impairment.