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Apple is working hard to build up its location-based and mapping data, according to Bloomberg.

The company plans to use drones and new “indoor navigation features” that will help make Maps more accurate and robust, which will help it to catch up to mapping-data leader, Google.

  • Apple is planning to use drones to gain a more granular view of things like street signs, road changes, and construction. The information could then be used to rapidly update Maps, giving users a much more accurate representation of their environments or local environments.
  • The company also acquired a Finnish company called Indoor.io, giving users the ability to view

    Article source: http://www.businessinsider.com/apple-pushes-further-in-mapping-location-technology-2016-12

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