Check out all of the Google Maps recordings from NEXT ’17 in San Francisco and register for the London event. Understand the benefits of using Google Maps and Cloud in the Internet of Things and look at some interesting Street View samples. There are also new features from Google Maps that allow you to share your location with whoever you want.

Google Maps Sessions at Google NEXT ’17

Google Next was held at the start of the Month in San Francisco. It was a fantastic and hugely popular event and of course included Google Maps content. Every video recording from the event is now available here.

Register for Google NEXT ’17 in London on Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th May here.

 

Keep track — from vending machines to pets with Google Maps APIs plus IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing into a massive industry with many opportunities for businesses to take advantage of the connected world we are starting to live in. In the service industry, companies are using geolocation services and IoT to be more efficient, save money and create entirely new businesses.

Google Maps services, including the Geolocation API combined with the processing power of the Google Cloud are starting to be used to harness the IoT revolution. Here is the story of three such customers using location-based technologies to do everything from stock vending machines, collect trash — even help people keep track of their pets.

Google Maps Street View Samples

A very useful demo web site to explore innovative usage with Street View API for the tourist industry. The web site designed not only to show the demos with Street View but also how to make a demo combined with local rich contents throughout the tutorial.

Feel free to add your own content with the tutorial and stay tuned for further information about working with this demo in future issues.

Share your location with Google Maps

Google Maps is introducing a new service to allow you to share your location with people you wish, whether to help meet someone or let people know when you will arrive.

On both Android and iOS, you’ll be able to share your real-time location with anyone. And the people you share with will be able to see your location on Android, iPhone, mobile web, and even desktop. Check out more detail on the service here.