Every time we use more Google maps to plan our trips, and during this pandemic the application has been adapted to meet new needs, such as showing the restaurants with home delivery, avoid crowds on public transport or see the number of cases of covid-19.
Google wants to make its application more useful and to do so during its event Search On have announced the news that will arrive in the next few days to Google maps with the objective of improve our security in front of coronavirus.
More information to keep you safe
During lockdowns in March and May, Google saw how the “Rush hours” to check how busy a supermarket was at that time, to decide which to go or what time was the best time to go shopping. Well, you will no longer have to enter the file of each business, now you will see Concurrency information will now be displayed directly on the map. There, with a simple glance at the map, we can discover which restaurant or store is the most empty.
Google Maps too show concurrency when calculating a route, informing us if our destination is very busy at the time of arrival or not. So we can change our destination if we do not want to risk reaching a place with crowds.
The business card will also receive a new health and safety section. There we will see the rules and security measures that the business is taking, such as informing that the mask is mandatory, if they will take the temperature when entering or if it is necessary to go with a reservation.
Finally, Google Maps keep improving navigation with Live View adding more information by clicking on the marker of a place, such as show the schedule, the average evaluation or the attendance.
Maps – Navigation and public transport
Via | Google
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