You’re soon going to have a new reason to use Apple Maps.
Apple is adding a new feature to its mapping app that lets you go on 3D “flyover” tours of cities around the world. Though not technically VR, the feature is reminiscent of Google Earth VR and raises fresh questions about Apple’s plans for virtual reality.
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The feature, which has not been publicized by Apple, is available now in the iOS 11 public beta. When you search for a location that has “flyover” enabled, you can dive into a first-person 3D view of the city.
Navigating flyover mode is a lot like watching a 360-degree video on your phone: you can change your point of view by moving your phone around or walking around. You can also go on a “flyover tour” for a more passive experience. Read more…More about Tech, Apple, Iphone, Apps And Software, and Ios 11