Google Maps will work on WearOS even without a connection

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Google Maps comes up WearOSand users will finally be able to use it without an active connection to their smartphones. This is the announcement released yesterday at Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked event. Apparently, therefore, the option of the offline browsing it should be available to users by the end of the year. Let’s go and see how it works.

WearOS: Google Maps will work even without an active connection

Google has announced that it is bringing Maps offline navigation to WearOS, and it did so on the occasion of the launch of the new series Galaxy Watch 5. This means that, by the end of the year, users will be able to use the application without the need to have their smartphone with them. Another novelty that is added to those proposed by Maps to its users. If you remember, a while ago we told you about adding aerial and immersive views of about 100 of the most famous monuments in the world. An option that combines Street View and aerial imagery along with advances in computer vision and artificial intelligence (AI) to provide the digital model of virtual maps.

In addition, with the latest update Google Maps will also show detailed cycling routes for cyclists, which indicate the presence of stairs or steep climbs along the way. Finally, the location sharing feature on the platform is getting improvements with the addition of arrival and departure notifications. Interesting news, which are added to the optimization of Google Maps for WearOS. In fact, in June, Vodafone and Google’s Android team began working together for optimize battery life on WearOS. The mobile operator has developed an API that allows apps and operating systems to reconfigure the way they communicate with its network. In short, WearOS users, you will have many new features to try in the coming months. You are ready?