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Apple Working on Indoor Mapping

  • 9to5Mac, Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:30 PM
In addition to refining its transit mapping service, Apple has also been making headway on itsindoor mapping project. Apple intends to update iOS Maps to help users navigate major buildings, offices, and landmarks. While the feature may not go live this year, sources tell us that Apple is already mapping out its own offices in Cupertino. The company has let loose autonomous robots with iBeacon sensors, similar in size to iRobot’s Roomba vacuum cleaners, to collect data for its indoor mapping project. This comes in addition to its new van-based project to map out high-resolution street view footage.

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