Mobile App Development, Technology

Google Maps Rolls out Voice Guidance Aimed to Help Visually Challenged Navigator

Google Maps

In the advanced era, navigating around is as simple as shopping online. Amidst various modes of transportation and multiple geo-locating apps, locating point B from point A has now become pretty simple. However, the challenges are genuine for the visually impaired, and it can be hard to navigate without any assistance. The Google Maps Company declared the launch of a new feature on World Sight Day that will provide a more detailed voice direction. The new feature will be beneficial for those who cannot rely on their vision or are blind. A Tokyo-based business analyst at Google named Wakana Sugiyama led the initiative who is legitimately blind and uses a walking stick to walk around. ---------



How Augmented Reality Assists your Mobile App to be Ahead of the Curve?

Augmented Reality

Today Augmented Reality (AR) has become increasingly commonplace as more companies are leveraging this technology. Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are cousins, where AR combines digital factors with real-life and VR build an entirely digital world. The market has beheld a growth in the application of AR for mobile apps ever since the use of Augmented Reality on Pokémon Go and Snapchat app pushed AR into the public’s notice. AR succeeded to grow as the mainstream illustrating a powerful potential to benefit various industries verticals, while other influential technologies were hogging the limelight. As per the recent reports from Statista, the global A.R. market is supposed to grow from $3.5 billion in 2017 to $198+ billion U.S. dollars in 2025. Although AR is yet in the development stage, quick adoption and implementation of it can help your mobile application to stand ahead of the curve. ---------