Following major cities like London, Sydney, New York and Tokyo, Google Immersive View is now also available in Amsterdam. With this new function, you can fly like a bird through different buildings, parks and canals in the city.
With advanced artificial intelligence techniques, countless aerial images and Street View images, it is now possible to enjoy different places in 3D via the app. It is also possible to check a live crowd estimate or weather forecast at any time.
Not just for tourists
According to Google, Immersive View gives users the feeling that you are visiting a new place without having to leave your home.
In addition to the well-known tourist attractions, such as the Canal Belt, the Royal Palace, and the Rijksmuseum, there are also a few non-touristy places to see from a bird’s eye view. For example, Oranjekerk near Sarphatipark, the Q-Factory restaurant in the east and the Spoorzicht Nature Park in Diemen could also have been included in the new post.
In addition to Google Immersive View, the tech giant will release additional updates this month. For example, it will be possible to follow directions without unlocking your phone and a tab will be added with recent searches so you can see what sites you have searched for recently. The latter only applies to the desktop version of Google Maps.
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