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Enhancing Google Maps with Deep Learning and Street View

by Srini Penchikala on  Jun 13, 2017 1

Google's Ground Truth team recently announced a new Deep Learning model for the automatic extraction of information from geo-located image files to improve Google Maps. This neural network model achieved a higher accuracy in processing the challenging French Street Name Signs (FSNS) dataset.

Google Play Services 2.0 Adds Maps and Photo Sphere API

by Abel Avram on  Dec 06, 2012 1

Google has released version 2.0 of their Play Services for Android applications. The new additions represent the Maps and Photo Sphere APIs, and are available for all applications running on Android 2.2+.

New Version of Bing AJAX Map is targeted for Mobile Devices

by Jonathan Allen on  Nov 23, 2010

The new version of the Bing AJAX Map Control version 7 is one third the size of the previous version, a huge win for web sites that cater to mobile device users. Controls have been reduced in size and given HTML 5 support. There have also been performance improvements for multiple-point rendering.