Apple Said To Use Drones For Mapping Better Than Google Maps

Posted: Dec 2 2016, 11:36am CST | by , in Apple


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Apple Said to Use Drones for Mapping Better Than Google Maps
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  • Apple to Fly Drones for Mapping to Beat Google Maps

Apple’s plan is to beat down Google Maps by introducing drones and indoors navigation to do so.

Apple Inc. is all set to put drones up to good use. They are going to use drones and indoor navigation features in order to get the mapping done.

They are actually planning to develop a type of mapping that will beat Google Maps which is the reason they are off to use techniques that were not even used by Google.

A California based company named Cupertino that is famous for making robots is making robots for Apple in order to collect the data required, reported Bloomberg.

These will be drones in reality that will capture and update data according to the map information. This kind of robotic technology will be much faster than the fleet of camera and sensors laden minivans used by Google.

Apple wants to use drones in order to see a number of new things that can be missed otherwise. The company is looking for ways to detect hurdles like under construction roads, blocked entrances, and places like construction sites that can get excluded in a map.

The data that will be collected by these drones will be sent to the Apple based centers which will update the information into the Maps App.

This will result in the fresh information for users who ever intend to follow a path that has a hurdle on it. The map will also provide the ability to get the right kind of path and shortcut to get to a place in less time.

Apple will also include a few new features as such as inside view of buildings and updates that will improve car navigation system.

Apple had launched its mapping app in year 2012 for the first time which made some big errors like naming places wrongly. Now Apple is working in improving the quality and experience both.

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