Google Updates Maps to Enhance Street View

Google Updates Maps to Enhance Street View

Google have announced some changes to Google Maps today, particularly to enhance Street View.

In places where street view is available, you are able to just click the small yellow man (Google are calling him Pegman) to see the street view for the current location or you can simply drag the icon to the location on the map, a nice touch.

Google have also revamped the layout of Street View to give you the ability to view larger and wider buildings/objects.

Finally, Google have also added a feature allowing you to see both the Map and Street View a the same time (see right). With all the talk of job losses and troubled times, it’s great to see Google focus on what they do best, innovation.

For your interest, here’s a video apparently narrated by Pegman himself describing Google Maps latest update.

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