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Google Maps now points to landmarks, which are much easier than a tiny street sign

Google Maps now points to landmarks, which are much easier than a tiny street sign

Google Maps has started offering based on local landmarks; instead of “turn right at ,” it will tell you to “turn right after .”.

It’s not certain just what points of interest Google will use for directions, the regional availability (beyond New York City, at least) or the scale of the introduction. If this is more than a small-scale test, though, it could take a lot of the stress out of driving through an unfamiliar town.

The highlighting landmarks is just one method that’s in testing to make guidance better, but there’s no word on when/if it may roll out widely.

Credits: https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/16/google-maps-uses-landmarks-for-directions/

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