One of the most awaited Tech events in the Montain View! Like every year, Google took advantage of the Google I/O to unveil all its latest innovations. And for this 2023 edition, the American giant has filled up with bluffing novelties which we reveal to you. And the last one is likely to catch the attention of the creators of mobility applications…
The integration of Waze in native
Simplifying the lives of nearly 140 million users per month, Waze continues its momentum. Indeed, the mobility app lands natively in all vehicles with Android Auto and Android Automotive.
You’ll be able to use your favorite Waze features, such as real-time traffic reports and closed roads, right on your car screen.GOOGLE’s BLOG
The integration also includes YouTube and the Team, Webex, and Zoom audio conferencing applications. This is thanks to the partnerships between Google, Microsoft, Zoom, and Cisco. Various integrations will be automatically deployed and updated, without any human intervention. News that should excite many motorists.
Charging stations on Waze
Aware of the popularity of electric cars, Waze has been quick to include specific features. Just like on Google Maps, EV drivers can now search for charging stations directly from their vehicles. No need to connect their phone anymore! All the data will be displayed on the screens of vehicles with Google and Android Auto.
Google Maps, boosted by AI
Welcome to “Immersive View
This is the name of this latest new feature. An innovation integrated in Maps that allows users to preview their route in 3D. Sidewalk, trees, bike paths, intersections, parking spaces, everything is there! But not only…
Thanks to the time cursor, the user will be able to find all the information related to weather changes or air quality. A digital visualization powered by AI and the fusion of billions of aerial and Street View images.
Within a few months, “Immersive View” will be available in hundreds of cities. Among them, we will find Amsterdam, Berlin, Dublin, Florence, Las Vegas, London, Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Paris, Seattle, San Francisco, San Jose, Tokyo and Venice.
A real playground
During the Keynote, the Californian giant took the opportunity to present its Aerial View API. A new feature to enhance applications of 3D video with a point of interest. Two immersive technologies that can now be used in third-party applications. News that should delight many developers!
AI allows us to modify Maps and deliver immersive experiences in many ways. We look forward to seeing new creations from our developer community as we continue to make Maps more useful and easier to use.MIRIAM DANIEL, VICE PRESIDENT OF GOOGLE MAPS EXPERIENCES