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Google Maps Navigation video

Hands on with the Android sat-nav system
Wed Apr 21 2010, 18:09
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Google Maps Navigation was unveiled at a London launch event today, and we got some video footage of the sat-nav system in action.

Google has enabled the turn-by-turn GPS navigation on all devices running Android version 1.6 or later. The system had been available only in the US until now.

While previously navigation was possible, this is the first time that free turn-by-turn GPS based navigation has tipped up on Android. As the firm has been maturing its Maps service for some time, several overlays are available allowing the user to view traffic, points of interest and, where available, Street View. µ



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