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Watch | How does Google Maps work?

Google Maps is used by numerous people on a daily basis while traveling as the navigation platform effectively predicts traffic and plots routes for them.

The search giant says, over one billion kilometres are driven with Google Maps every day in more than 220 countries and territories around the world.

Also read | Google explains how it predicts traffic, plans routes on Maps

Google Maps uses machine learning in combination with various data sources including aggregate location data, historical traffic patterns, local government data, and real-time feedback from users, to predict traffic.

Printable version | Oct 24, 2020 1:14:55 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/technology/watch-how-does-google-maps-work/article32832903.ece

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