Demo the New Google Maps and Explore the World Like Never Before

While you wait for your invite to the Google Maps you can preview the new features on this handy More Than a Map demo site.

Google has updated Maps inside and out, from new colors to integrated Street View. Here’s what to expect:

New Colors

Base Maps Demo

New colors give Maps a lighter, more inviting feel.

Satellite View

Google Maps Satellite View

Gain a bird’s-eye view of the world with integrated satellite view.

Improved Business Cards

Business View Google Maps

Business cards will include direct access to Street View, making it even easier to find your destination.

Integrated Street View

Google Maps Street View

Seamlessly explore new places within Google Maps using Street View.

Location Highlights

Google Maps Places

Easily find what you’re looking for with Places.

Routing

Cycling Map of Stockholm

Now Google displays more than just streets. Use Google Maps to visualize available routes, whether you’re looking for roads to drive on, areas with lower elevation, public transportation, or cycling routes, such as the cycling map of Stockholm shown above.

Data Visualization

Google Maps Population Visualization

Probably one of the coolest parts of the new Google Maps is the Data Visualization tool. Here you can see where the world’s population has grown since 1950 and how it is projected to grow until 2025. You can also watch flights leaving to and from a certain city, map earthquakes that have happened in recent years, and finish a timed mercator puzzle.

Have you received your Google Maps invite yet?

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