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Apple Eying Drones To Improve Maps Service

  • Bloomberg, Thursday, December 1, 2016 2:30 PM
In an effort to finally rival Google’s Maps service, Apple reportedly plans to use drones and new indoor navigation features. Apple “is assembling a team of robotics and data-collection experts that will use drones to capture and update map information faster than its existing fleet of camera-and-sensor ladened minivans,” Bloomberg reports, citing sources. “Apple wants to fly drones around to do things like examine street signs, track changes to roads and monitor if areas are under construction.”

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