[OSM-talk] Google Wants to Map Indoors, Too

Dave F. davefox at madasafish.com
Thu Oct 1 13:23:13 BST 2009


John Smith wrote:
> I emailed westfields and centro, both are operators of shopping
> centres, about getting access to their floor plans in the various
> shopping centres they operate to add to OSM, unfortunately I received
> no reply at the time, maybe this is why.
>
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> An anonymous reader writes "Google maps are getting extended indoors
> next month with a new app called Micello that takes over where
> conventional navigators leave off — mapping your route inside of
> buildings, malls, convention centers and other points of interest. You
> don't get a 'you are here' blinking dot yet — but they do promise to
> add one next year using WiFi triangulation. At the introduction next
> month, Micello will only work in California, but they plan to expand
> to other major US cities during 2010."
>
> http://news.slashdot.org/story/09/09/30/2052258/Google-Wants-to-Map-Indoors-Too?from=rss
>
>
>   
Fantastic!
Does that mean I won't get depression from getting lost in Ikea of a 
weekend?

Dave F.




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