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Google`s augmented reality Maps are live for some users from Journalist's blog

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In May 2018, during its annual I/O developer conference, Google announced a new feature for its Maps mobile app, called the AR Visual Positioning System. It provides navigation via a layer of augmented reality, plastered over actual reality as seen through your phone`s camera. To use it, you lift the phone in front of your eyes and the software gives you directions via arrows which show where you need to go. 

Now, according to the Wall Street Journal, Google is making the feature available to a small subset of users. 

I don`t have the feature on iOS or Android. But the WSJ`s David Pierce got to try it out on an Android device, and he says the camera was able to recognize landmarks and figure out his position with "remarkable precision." It`s no good for driving, but is useful at the beginning of a journey, he claims.  Read more...

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