Mobile Google maps, the online location app that helps users get directions and other geographical information from all over the world, is headed indoors at select shopping arcades, retailers and airports.
Google upgraded Maps for Android to let smartphone and tablet users in the United States and Japan see where they are and what places they might want to check out while they are indoors. Google is comparing the new directions to the physical map directories that shoppers find in malls, or those that travelers use to find their way inside airports.
Google Maps 6.0 for Android will display detailed floor plans when a user is looking at a map on the app and zooms in on a building where an indoor map is available. Users’ approximate locations will…. Read more at eWeek Europe http://www.eweekeurope.co.uk/news/google-maps-for-android-moves-indoors-with-malls-and-airports-47758
Written by: Clint Boulton