The feature of two wheeler mode which is available on the Google maps, that was first arrived in India last year in December, has been prolonged to Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
To be first out there for Android customers, the motorcycle-specific navigation will assist bikers discover essentially the most appropriate routes in these nations, The Verge reported late on Thursday.
The objective is for drivers to learn by way of the instructions first to assist memorise the trail earlier than they begin navigating, particularly since these nations are likely to comprise roads and alleyways with out precise names, the report stated, citing Krish Vitaldevara, Google Maps’ Head of Product, on the launch occasion in Thailand.
Google, whereas asserting this at an occasion in Thailand, didn’t elaborate when this feature can be out there on iOS gadgets in addition to attain Western markets.
Last year at the time of December, when Google included a new feature with a navigation route for the bikes/scooty with the capability of voice assistant in its Maps function in India. The map has also been featured with a brand new journey in the map alongside with prepare, Drive or Bus or stroll options.
“The India-first function is the brand new ‘two-wheeler mode’ in Google Maps. India is the biggest two-wheeler market on the planet, and the hundreds of thousands of bike and scooter riders have totally different navigation wants than drivers of vehicles,” Caesar Sengupta, Vice President, Subsequent Billion Customers Workforce at Google, had stated in the course of the launch.