How-To Geek

Now Mapping the Indoors – Google Maps is Going Inside [Video]

Google Maps is great for getting from Point A to Point B, but what happens after you get to Point B? With the latest version of Google Maps for Android (version 6.0) you can start enjoying that Google Maps goodness indoors.

Sample image shown above courtesy of Official Google Blog.

Here is a video that talks a bit more about the new indoor mapping…

Make sure to visit the blog post linked below for more details about retailers, airports and transit stations in the U.S. and Japan that are currently partnered with Google on the project.

A new frontier for Google Maps: mapping the indoors [Official Google Blog]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 12/7/11

Comments (6)

  1. Chuck Anderson

    Finally: The tool I need to break out of San Quentin !

  2. AMC

    Hey, you’re not supposed to have a cell phone in San Quentin!

  3. Barney Farcus

    Who said it was a ‘cell phone’?

  4. abdallh

    Pretty awesome !!
    But it will take from Google a lot of time to make it available in israel ):

  5. tommy2rs

    Even more reason for me to avoid malls if people are too stupid to shop without a map.

  6. John Vizcarrondo


    Thank you for your nice article on how to geek.
    I like for your good writing.


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