India is prone to Google market. The developing penetration of data already eased the company to get its creations to the Indian market at a quicker pace than several other markets. However, it is Google Maps that has been aiding the search giant presently to bring end consumers, businesses, and the govt under one surface.
Silicon Valley-based Ruhela launched in India to introduced 3 fresh features of Google Maps. The ability to look for addresses and include an address straight from the Google Maps app, Google plus codes localization, and voice navigation support in 6 additional Indian languages comprising Kannada, Telugu, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil, & Malayalam.
Street addresses are one big difference, as these are not closely as standardised in India as they are in the more grown markets. Ruhela’s team devised machine learning with human inputs to give what it named as a Smart Address Search feature.
“In the United states, each house has a number and every street has a name. This is simple to identify a place quite quickly,” told Ruhela. “But in country, those things don’t prevailing in the same manner. So, we required to adopt enough and create more to make our product work really well.”
Google has launched an option for endusers to include a specific address, to include locations more fastly. But to prevent any release of personal information, and to ensure that the given information is accurate, the company reviews user submissions. We trust that there is no other like way we will have for the particulars that we get directly from our users.
Besides household and business addresses, Ruhela claims Gadgets 360 that Google Maps provides info on public toilets for several cities.
Over the local listings, Google previous year added real-time bus information for Maps users in the city of Kolkata. The company tied with West Bengal Transport Corporation to present real-time updates for key WBTC transit routes.
The Google Maps team also published the official launch of plus codes in India. Plus codes aren’t new for Google Maps users as these 6-character codes have been on the application for sometime.