Google Maps users look forward to the new “assisted driving mode”. After this it has already been rolled out in other countries, this facility is now available in Germany as well. In addition, Google Maps will receive further innovations over the next few months.
In early 2019, Google announced the Google “Assisted Driving Mode”, an app based on Google Assistant and presumed to replace Android Auto. After the facility began in the United States in January of this year, it is now available in Germany, such as Google in a blog entry Announced.
“Assisted driving mode” makes it possible to write text messages via voice input, for example via WhatsApp, and to initiate a call. At the same time, texts can also be read aloud. All functions can be used without leaving the Google Maps navigation screen.
With the introduction of driving mode, Google makes it easy to control Android function during driving as well as to prevent the dangerous use of mobile phones on the wheel.
Google Maps: Further Innovations Announced
For May, Google has announced another practical innovation for Maps: in the cities of Tokyo and Zurich, users will then be able to use the “live view” function, which allows them to visit campuses such as airports, shopping centers, or trains Will allow you to navigate through the station thanks to augmented reality.
The Meteorological Department, along with partners such as AirNow.gov and the Central Pollution Board, will also provide data such as temperature and weather conditions in the future, as well as air quality at a specific location. While weather information is being rolled out worldwide, information on air quality will initially be sent only to Australia, India and the US – but other countries will have to follow it.
Google wants to fulfill its commitment to “reduce its ecological footprint” from the previous year in the near future: Google Maps should by default choose the route with the lowest CO2 footprint if arrival time is actually the fastest route. Is slightly different from The facility is already active in the United States, and a global launch is clearly planned in advance.