IOS 11, Apple updated the Maps app by adding a navigate inside airports and shopping centers. Users of the beta version of the new operating system can already test the functions at airports in Philadelphia and San Jose, as well as in malls Westfield Valley Fair and Westfield San Francisco Centre.
Maps showing floor plans. For example, at airports, you can view the terminal outputs, front Desk, baggage drop off points, toilets, shops and even escalators or elevators. Maps in iOS 11 there is a possibility to search for objects. Clicking on any restaurant displays detailed location information with photos and opening hours.
As for shopping, users can view the exact location of the shops, restaurants, toilets, escalators, elevators and stairs. The application has the ability to search and filter by category.
2017 at WWDC Craig Federighi paid attention to the new Maps app in iOS 11. If you want to see more detail, open the presentation and scroll to Apple at the time 1:07:50.
At the time of launch of iOS 11 navigation inside buildings in the Apple Maps will only work in some major cities – Amsterdam, Berlin, Boston, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Miami, new York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington.
Feature is available only in iOS 11, which is in beta testing.