Google Maps Updated: with a clean look feature “Area of Interest”
The latest Google Maps Update makes easier to find things around you. Google now rolls out a new user-friendly design of its Maps which gives a clearer view of the streets or locations.
And a new feature “Areas of interest” is also added in this update which allows you to locate the interesting places where a lot of excited activities are done. The Google Maps free update is rolling out today to all the Desktop, iOS, and Android users.
The search giant, Google aims at highlighting the necessary information on the Maps without overcrowding, and the company claims that it is an act of balancing. So, the update involved in the removal of the unnecessary elements like the road outlines and the result of this is cleaner view.
According to the blog post, this bright look makes it easier to see the useful information like traffic and transit.
“And we’ve improved the typography of street names, points of interest, transit stations, and more to make them more distinguishable from other things on the map, helping you navigate the world with fewer distractions,” added in Blog post.
Well, the ‘areas of interest’ feature allow users to check out the busiest places on the map. You can identify such areas with the colour yes; the routes highlighted in orange colour are areas of interest. You can zoom into the orange lanes to get more information about the area.
To make a differentiation between the natural features and human-made features, Google Maps Update introduced a subtle colour scheme. So, with the colours, you can quickly identify the places like hospitals, schools, parks, highways, grounds and water on the map.
This update makes it simpler and easy to focus on the relevant information with no mess. Check out the colour code listed in the above image.