petervdveen wrote:shirlig wrote:yes, that includes google's aerials and street view !
I really hope we can keep using the bing aerials insead of the really bad google aerials...
AlanOfTheBerg wrote:xteejx wrote:Use Googles servers and resources for what they're worth. Live map tile refreshes maybe? Overkill perhaps.
Already possible and being done with livemap. Sorta.
AlanOfTheBerg wrote:edsonajj wrote:Only for the US-Canada server. ROTW probably needs a lot more processing power.
Nope. I just added this segment and it shows (on click) on the Livemap instantly.
sketch wrote:mr1492 wrote:I am also concerned as an iPhone user that Waze will switch to an Android-centric system. Nothing has been said but I can see Google pushing the developers to make the Android based system a little "better" than their competitors application.
Waze started out as an "Android-centric system", back in 2009. It was out for Android months before it made it to iOS, and Android development was ahead. It took a year or so for iOS to catch up and then take the lead.
Google's iOS app library is pretty strong. There's no reason for them to stiff their iOS userbase now.
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shirlig wrote:Hi guys!
These are very exciting news indeed!
We'll do our best to address all your questions here.
Basically, as Noam mentioned - nothing really changes in our workflow and in our work together.enhket wrote:How will waze and google merge their maps? Will we still have to edit?
This will waze to grow even faster! Congratulations again
Waze maps and Googles maps stay separated and it is not allowed to use google maps data to edit Waze maps.
However - there is going to be a significant focus on the enhancement of the map editor and new tools will be available to us - yes, that includes google's aerials and street view !
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