28 June 2012

Google I/O 2012 - Google Maps, Places, Transit, Reviews API, Cloud Map, 3D earth and more


  • began in 2005
  • pre-render the maps
  • one search box instead of several
  • 2005 only north america
  • 2008 licensed data for the whole world
  • over 5 billion people can see their house - 2012
  • 2009 - aggregate of data from ground level maps, satellite, image analysis
  • mapmaker - contribute to google maps
  • 2012 - 187 countries with driving navigation
  • manually and computer vision - operators improve the map
  • you can report and maps will adjust
  • 800 000 google maps developers worldwide
  • reviews not available in google places API
  • google transit in Maps API
  • Symbols in Maps API - you decide what maps look like
  • google maps engine
  • upload mapping data to google maps & securely manage it
  • google earth - now 3D images of cities
  • google maps - get people find 
  • google earth - get people lost

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