Google Maps had recently added an extra feature: explore the interiors of shops and restaurants. Now, airports and shopping malls are also involved.(Since its Android phone, Android and only for the moment.)
Through a partnership with shopping malls and airports, the Californian giant will tap into even more opportunities for exploration. With a tracking system, and orientation, users of Android smartphones will be able to find in airports and major shopping centers USA and Japan with a detailed plan of the building.
“When you’re in an airport or mall, it requires a plan or we will ask an employee on his way,” he added. “With Google Maps 6.0 for Android, the plans come in the palm of the hand,” says the blog of the company, Brian McClendon, VP of Google Earth and Maps.
A visit to Google
The Mountain View giant has also to take fun at its own game by posting a visit to its campus at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, California. It is possible to visit off-campus, but also some parts inside. Some situations are quite funny, as these standards hiding behind their screens, a seasonal change from one image to another or one employee in a small plane of the hand.