Apple is preparing for a full restart-branded cards
30.06.2018 Erika J. Wells 0 Comments
Apple has unveiled a major update of the app “Cards” in an interview with one of the journalists TechCrunch.
The Corporation said that the new card will display a huge amount of information, which will be updated daily and refined.
Among the key changes:
- The display of road junctions.
- Developed Hiking trails.
- Mapping of grassland areas.
- Reports of the situation on the roads that appear on maps in real time.
- More accurate shapes and sizes of buildings.
- Display areas for sports (basketball and baseball fields).
All of these changes will appear in the system gradually. Their first notice in the United States.
Vice-President eddy cue noted that no Corporation has done such extensive work, like Apple. He also said that this is one of the few projects that his team managed to keep secret until the announcement.
According to Kew, the new maps will use data collected by Apple and not bought from other firms engaged in cartography. This will help cars Apple Maps and the users themselves. The Corporation will finally be in full use anonymous information collected by the smartphone while using cards iPhone.
A special role in update played cars Corporation with a system of LIDAR, Mac Pro and iPad tablet PCs. They had often been in the news, but expected, that by using them, Apple is testing a proprietary autopilot. In fact, the engineers of the Corporation simply collecting data for its mapping service. And judging by the enthusiasm of employees and the number of changes, this work was done knowingly.
Kew added that Apple has invested a lot into the Maps app, and want to do their best in its kind, since so many of the iPhone functions depend on this product.
Apple maps was unveiled in 2012 with iOS 6. The launch of the service was accompanied by a massive scandal involving its quality. The cards were on the wrong route, incorrectly displayed information and confuse users. Then the head of the Corporation had to apologize, quickly make changes to the product and offer strangers the navigation application alternatively. Until 2012, the iPhone used Google maps.
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