Google Maps is everyone’s favourite navigation app and almost all the smartphone users are using it to find the location or destination. On Thursday, Google announced that Google to bring a new SOS Alert feature to its Google Maps app.
Google had first introduced its SOS Alert venture about two years ago and now, they are introducing it for the public. According to the source, the giant is updating the Google Maps app which will provide information about natural disasters in your area. You can simply safeguard yourself from such disasters by using Google Maps.
The app to include real-time information along with navigation warnings to make people aware of natural disasters which can save their lives. Initially, the app will show users the information about the crisis happened in a particular area.
Aside from this, the same app offers useful links to confirm the disaster along with the summary and much other useful information. Emergency phone numbers and other information will also be displayed on your mobile phone’s screen during the incidence.
However, the new update of the Google Maps app will add detailed visualizations about hurricanes, earthquakes, and floods with specific area name and location. The maps will update in real-time and you will be more informed with the disaster.
Google’s SOS Alerts are very useful in crucial conditions and they help the users with useful links and all the information that are essential. Whenever you search for something on Google, this SEO Alert will display useful links, Tweet updates and much more.
According to sources, the new Google SOS Alert update to Google Maps will start rolling out for the public from the coming weeks. There is no specific launch date announced by Google as of now.
The Navigations Warnings and Earthquake indicators on Google Maps will be available globally on both, Android and iOS smartphone platforms.
The Earthquake information will be accessible from Android, iOS and Desktops, while the Navigation Warnings will be available for mobile platforms i.e. for Android and iOS only. We will update you about the latest update from Google of their Google Maps app.
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