Google Maps new walking feature uses augmented reality


Google Maps' new feature uses augmented reality

Google is launching a new feature on Maps. The feature uses augmented reality and displays all it’s icons across your surrounds from directional arrows to your destination pin.

The feature has been available for a while in beta on the company’s Pixel phones and now it’s expanding to Android and IOS. The new feature will currently only be available for walking directions.

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The augmented reality feature, called Live View, has been launching in beta for iPhones and Android – Google began the rollout on August 8 and if you’re not seeing it yet then our phone likely hasn’t received the update yet.

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