Today’s tech news: Google AR Maps Featured only for Pixel Users


At Google’s I/O 2019 yearly meeting, the organization made a group of new programming and hardware declarations. One of which was another update to Google Maps. This update gives you a chance to utilize your telephone’s camera amid route, which overlays Augmented reality (AR) supports in your general surroundings, to help manage you to your goal. But, this works when you select ‘walking’ as the favored technique for movement in Google Maps. The update is taking off to Pixel gadgets just right now. However is restricted to districts that are canvassed in Street View. Sadly, this implies India won’t have the element.

However, Google declared this at its keynote the previous evening. Furthermore tweeted about it from its Google Maps handle. We had a report about Google testing it with neighborhood manages or launched Google Maps to users. As per a portion of the official answers from that tweet, the component is accessible comprehensively to any Pixel clients and select neighborhood guides utilizing different cell phones. For the time being, there’s no data about whether iPhone models have the help.

Feature available only for Pixel users

To utilize the element, you essentially open Google Maps, map the course of where you need to get to and tap the Walking route strategy. At that point, tap Start AR and point your telephone’s camera at the structures around you. You ought to have the capacity to see a giant blue directional bolt pointing you toward the path you have to go. You’ll likewise get a semi-hover of the conventional guide, so you can monitor your advancement.

Moreover, it appears as though an entirely cool component without a doubt. Yet remember this can deplete your battery significantly quicker. We’ve utilized Google Playground AR include on Pixel telephones. Previously and saw a sizeable drop in battery level, also the telephone warming up. But, in the event that this is in any way similar to that, at that point. It probably won’t be the best arrangement in case you’re running low on battery. All things considered, it’s a novel element to have and something Pixel clients can boast about, until further notice in any event.

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