Google Maps: Mapping the indoors.

A new feature in Google Maps for Android 6.0, is the support for floor plans in buildings:

When you’re inside an airport, shopping mall or retail store, a common way to figure out where you are is to look for a freestanding map directory or ask an employee for help. Starting today, with the release of Google Maps 6.0 for Android, that directory is brought to the palm of your hands, helping you determine where you are, what floor you’re on, and where to go indoors.

The result looks like this:

You can also add your own floor plans, via a web interface:

Google Maps Floor Plans

A new frontier for Google Maps: mapping the indoors →

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a Freelance Web Developer from Belgium. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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