One week after Google Maps went indoors in the UK, the Internet giant has announced that the US version of its indoor mapping service now includes museums, with 22 rolling out today. We first reported that Google Maps was going indoors last November, letting Android users navigate their way around the inside of buildings such as airports and shopping malls. Indoor Google Maps had only been available in the US, Japan, Switzerland and Canada before the UK launch last week, and now it’s expanding the service to include a slew of well-known cultural establishments Stateside too. Read the full story at The Next Web.
Google Maps gets cultured, as indoor mapping arrives at more than 20 US museums
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Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).