Google Maps adds high resolution images and 45 degrees
The setback of Apple with its mapping service, which have become the joke of the Internet community, seems to have given a good push Google to introduce improvements in its Maps service.
At the level of precision that has acquired over the years and the constant development that has the tools, now they’ve added high resolution images and more points of interest in view of 45 degrees, which improves the prospect of objects in its original location, as well as to see in detail some features that could not be seen only from above.
Earlier this week we had met the launch of the incredible rides the sea , after several news related to the inclusion of new geographies in Street View, including the arrival in Chile of autitos of Google .
In total, both Google Maps and Earth now include more than 100 cities, countries and regions with high resolution aerial images and 51 cities that can now be seen at 45 degrees, of which 37 belong to the United States and 14 other worldwide .
U.S. Cities with high resolution images and 45 degrees are:
United States: Ames, IA, Anderson, IN, Billings, MT, Bloomington, IL, Carmel Valley, CA, Cedar Rapids, IA, Coeur d’Alene, ID, Corvallis, OR, Danville, IL, Dayton, OH, Detroit, MI, Dubuque, IA, Elizabethtown, KY, Enid, OK, Florence, South Carolina, Grand Forks, ND, Great Falls, MT, Gulfport, MS, Hartford, CT, Kankakee, IL, Kenosha, WI, Lafayette, IN, Lancaster, CA, Lansing, MI, Lewiston, ID, Los Banos, CA, Madison, WI, Medford, OR, Michigan City, IN, Olympia, WA, Pocatello, ID, Sheboygan, WI, Sioux City, IA, Sioux Falls, SD, South Bend, IN, Terre Haute, IN, Utica, NY.
The International: Angers, France, Clermont-Ferrand, France, Coimbra, Portugal, Dijon, France, Grenoble, France, Livorno, Italy, Lyon, France, Newcastle, United Kingdom; Oberhausen, Germany, Palermo, Italy, Pisa, Italy; Toulouse, France, Troyes, France, Winnipeg, Canada.
Major cities in the following countries have updates of high resolution satellite:
Canada, USA, Mexico, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina, Antarctica, South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Zambia, Angola, Malawi, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, Central African Republic, Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Benin, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Mali, Gambia, Senegal, Mauritania, Western Sahara, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates Kuwait, Turkey, Iran, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Poland, Lithuania, Finland, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Romania, Hungary, Austria, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzebekistan, Turkmenistan, China, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Thailand, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Korea, Japan, Mongolia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand
Perhaps Tim Cook’s apology and his recommendation to use alternative options like Google has contributed to these updates always help to improve our leisure knowing the confines of the planet.
Link: Google Maps, now with more high resolution satellite and aerial imagery 45° (TechCrunch)Tags: Google Earth, Google Maps, high resolution, Internet, Maps