Google launches indoor maps feature in Singapore



Google launched its indoor maps feature in Singapore Tuesday, making the city state the second country in Asia to have it.

Android phone users will be able to use the online mapping system to help themselves find their way inside shopping malls and large buildings, reported Xinhua citing Straits Times.

Such information includes floor plans and basic walking directions for any building which has submitted its indoor maps to Google. It uses existing Wi-Fi access points to pinpoint a user’s location and follows his movement as he travels across different floors.In Singapore, 22 malls have signed up for its launch. Changi Airport is not on the list.

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