While Google competitors continue to increase the functionality of their products, Apple is engaged in bringing its brand Maps mapping service in iOS 6 in which a lot of criticism were made and even force Apple CEO Tim Cook to publicly apologized to customers for the app not meeting consumer’ expectations.
According to MacRumors, the new Maps application users on the iPhone and iPad noticed some improvements that Apple maps shows. In particular, progress is seen in a three-dimensional view of urban landscapes Flyover. For example, the famous Statue of Liberty in New York and a number of new areas in the city have found volumetric shape.
Latest imaging systems allow Apple to automatically create 3D-models from aerial photographs taken at an angle of 45 degrees. To take the picture, the company chartered the whole fleet. The result of these efforts – three-dimensional cityscapes, measurable increase. They are clearly visible roof and walls of houses, streets and trees.
MacRumors forum stated on the topic “List of cities with 3D mapping”, users report the expansion of areas in which it operates Flyover in New York, Los Angeles and London.
As you know, a three-dimensional map view is based on Apple technology startup C3 Technologies, which bought the company last year. The company has a three-dimensional maps for many cities in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, including Venice, London, Barcelona, Milan, Oslo and Prague. In the near future further expansion of 3D-maps covering Apple. The operating system iOS 6 is to be had for iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone four, 3GS, iPad 2, three, and iPod contact 4G.