Google map is getting a brand new upgrade called wild fire layer that will help users check for wild fires and get access to better navigation. With the wild fire layer feature users can see the latest details about multiple fires at once which will allow them to make informed decisions between times of need. The attribute will work based on satellite data. Google is also bringing tree canopy insights to track green cover and recognize places at greatest risk from rising temperature. In addition the platform is releasing an address maker app to identify the locations without formal addresses. The wild fire layer attribute will be obtainable to Google maps users worldwide on android, IOS and desktop starting this October.
Through a blog post, Google told all the brand-new attributes that Google map is bringing to its users. The brand new wild fire layer attribute is the expansion of the wild fire boundary map launched previous year in the US. It assists in understanding the approximate size and location of fire from their devices. The wild fire layer will provide details about different fires at once. And when the attribute is live on your Google maps applications you can see important details about a fire by tapping on it.
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In US Google maps has taken help from national interagency fire center top add more details to the attribute. Google says it is planning to expand the data for more countries starting with Australia later this year. The tree canopy insights uses aerial imagery and advanced artificial intelligence capacities to recognize heat islands that are at high danger of increasing temperatures. Google says local government can obtain the free tree canopy data to get insights about where to plant trees to increase shade and lower heat. Google piloted this attribute in Los Angeles.