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Google Maps’ first try at AR navigation is janky but exciting

The Next Web Monday, 25 March 2019
Google Maps’ first try at AR navigation is janky but excitingIn March this year, Google started rolling out an alpha version of its AR-based navigation feature to a small number of Maps users in select cities. It looked like an awesome solution for travelers and people walking to unfamiliar destinations in bustling towns. After testing out the feature briefly in Hong Kong last month, I was hoping to try it out back home in India, where reaching your destination even with Google Maps’ help can be difficult, because many cities here are congested and have complex street systems. But since Street View doesn’t cover India, I wasn’t sure the feature…

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