Friday, October 31, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Sharp To Produce New Backlight-free LCD Panel For Wearables
New Cameras Boost GoPro's Quarterly Profit
Panasonic AX800 4K ULTRA HD TVs Update Adds Compatibility With Netflix 4K Streaming
YouTube Now Supports 60fps Videos
Samsung Brings Gear S to U.S. Next Week
Corsair Introduces Sabre RGB Mice For Gamers
Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Unity Included with Purchase of Samsung UD590 Monitor or 850 PRO Series SSD
Apple's Tim Cook Declares His Sexual Orientation
Active Discussions
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
Made video, won't play back easily
New Features In Firefox 33
updated tests for dvd and cd burners
How to generate lots of different CDs quickly
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Questions durability monitor LCD
 Home > News > General Computing > Google ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Google Seeks Users Feedback To Improve Google Maps


Google today opened the map of the United States in Google Map Maker for users to add their expert local knowledge directly.

Google Map Maker is a product that enables people to add to and update the map for locations around the world. Google said that Map Maker users have mapped entire cities, road networks and universities that were never previously recorded online. These contributions have been incorporated into Google Maps and Google Earth.

Google today has made available the Google Map Maker tool to U.S. residents.

"You know your neighborhood or hometown best, and with Google Map Maker you can ensure the places you care about are richly represented on the map," said Lalitesh Katragadda, Product Manager, Google Map Maker.

For example, users can fix the name of their local pizza parlor, or add a description of their favorite book store.

Google is asking users to help make the map complete in other ways as well, such as marking the bike lanes in their town or adding all of the buildings on their university campus so they appear in Google Maps.

To confirm Map Maker user contributions are accurate, each edit will be reviewed by Google. After approval, the edits will appear in Google Maps within minutes, speeding up the time it takes for online maps to reflect the often-changing physical world.

In addition to opening Map Maker for the United States, Google has added some new features for users globally. Users can now get a street-level perspective on places with Street View imagery directly in Map Maker, see and edit all points of interest, and find exactly what they?re looking for with advanced search options such as displaying all railroad tracks.

To start mapping now visit mapmaker.google.com.


Previous
Next
Hitachi Debuts the Touro External Hard Drives        All News        Sony to Hold Off Additional Investments In Sharp's LCD Panel Unit
Youtube To Stream Royal Wedding Live     General Computing News      Apple Files Suit Against Samsung

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Earth View Now Available in Google Maps

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .