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Google’s AR walking directions come to new phones


One of Google’s coolest applications, by a long shot, presently can’t seem to come around for general clients. We are discussing Maps’ live AR walking directions – presently known as Live View – that shows you by means of a Pokémon-like visual overlay on how to get to your goal. Presently, Google has reported that it’s moving Live View out in a lot more extensive beta to current Android and iOS telephones furnished with ARCore or ARKit.

At its I/O developer conference, Google uncovered a limited release of the application for Pixel gadgets owners and Local Guides. One of the key changes it made was to restrict screen time while walking to make the experience more secure.

Over Live View, Google Maps disclosed a Reservations tab in “places” that let’s see all your flight and hotel reservations in a single spot whether you’re online or disconnected. It’s additionally got an updated variant of the Timeline (on Android just) that makes it simple to discover a spot you’ve visited previously if you have Location History turned on.

The new Live View is taking off to Maps beginning today, Google said. To give it a shot, you can look for an area to walk to, tap on the blue directions button and tapping the walking symbol. By then, if the element is accessible on your gadget, you can choose another button called “Live View” close to the base of the screen. You’ll at that point be guided using the element. It would seem that an enormous improvement over the current (wonky) walking directions, simply try to keep your minds about you while utilizing it.

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