Google added new features to Google Maps in Bangladesh
Google has introduced a number of new features in the Google Map for riders in Bangladesh. The new action was inaugurated at a ceremony at the Lakeshore Hotel in the capital Gulshan on Tuesday.
At this event State Minister for ICT Division Junaid Ahmed Palak was present as the chief guest. Also present on the occasion was Chris Vitaldevara, director of product management for Google Maps. Also Google Maps Senior Program Manager (South Asia) Online Ghosh; Vicky Russell. Also Google’s Business and Operations Lead, and Jessica Byrne, Google’s Business Development and Operations.
Speaking on the occasion, State Minister for Information Technology Junaid Ahmed Polak said, “We have already been able to make significant progress in the implementation of digital Bangladesh.” Due to the development of our IT sector and the growing growth in this sector. Bangladesh is being regarded as the leader in the IT sector all over the world.
Bangladesh Government has been working relentlessly to create an ecosystem suitable for the development of the IT sector. As a result, domestic and foreign investment in the IT sector has increased significantly.
He said Millions of citizens across the country are now choosing to find destinations, get directions and avoid traffic, a service like Google Maps. This service has already become an integral part of our daily lives.
Technical excellence is reaching by Google
Polok said, “I applaud Google’s relentless effort to map Bangladesh,”. With the introduction of a special motorcycle mode in Google Maps for voice communication services in our native language. Also connecting security systems and developing the country’s Ride-Sharing sector. The benefits of technical excellence are reaching the hands of everyone in the socioeconomic position.
Junaid Ahmed Polak expressed hope that the government and Google will work together. They will develop various services capable of adding a new dimension to the development process of Bangladesh.
Riders will not only know the approximate travel time from now on. They also get the best bike paths. In addition, Google Maps users will be able to hear voice navigation or guidance in Bangla.
Since ride-sharing is so popular now, every traveler will be able to confirm their destination by double-checking. That route is best and can share it with family and friends.
Audible alerts are available to ensure the safety of passengers only when the route is 1.5 km out of the selected route or route.
Director of product management at Google Maps Chris Vitaldevara said. We are committed to providing the best possible experience for the local people on demand.
And so related features like Bangla voice navigation and feature commuter safety to reach and share the destination with the appropriate route. This will make it easier for commuters to travel all over Bangladesh.
Google Maps has introduced a new navigation mode for motorcycle riders. Motorcycle riders also have some specific needs. Motorcycle riders will be able to reach the destination through the narrow lanes of the car with the new features of Google Maps.
Highways in which two-wheeled traffic is prohibited
There are many roads or highways in which two-wheeled traffic does not allow. Because there are many differences in the speed of cars and motorcycles in those streets. Google Maps will also instruct you not to take these roads.
Previously, motorcycle riders calculated the approximate time to arrive at the destination, with a combined probability of walking and driving the car.
But now, with the new machine learning feature of Google Maps. The ride will be more accurate for motorcycle riders, which will have an impact on the speed and route of the motorcycle.
Note that by using the new version of Google Maps all android users in Bangladesh. They will be able to enjoy all the new features. Google Maps said in a news release.