Toyota Looking To Develop Hd Maps For Autonomous Cars

Toyota Looking To Develop HD Maps For Autonomous Cars

TRI-AD (Toyota Research Instutite – Advanced Development) and Carmera will work together on a proof of concept with regards to the development of camera-based high-definition maps for roads that go beyond the highway infrastructure.

Shibasaki Kou To Cover Maroon5's Song 'maps'

Shibasaki Kou to cover Maroon5's song 'Maps'

It's been revealed that Shibasaki Kou will be doing a Japanese cover of Maroon5's popular song "Maps." It will be released digitally on February 20. 

The song will be produced by Jazztronik's Nozaki Ryota. Shibasaki commented, "As a listener of Maroon5, I feel very honored to do an official cover. With arrangement done by Jazztronik's Nozaki Ryota-san, there will be new sounds incorporated into the original melody, but the lyrics will have the same worldview.

Google Maps For Ios & Android Now Lets Users Search Within Reviews

Google Maps For iOS & Android Now Lets Users Search Within Reviews

One of the features of Google Maps is reviews, where users can post reviews about the location which can come in handy if you're trying to find out more about it. However it looks like Google has made some changes where users will now be able to search within reviews itself for something specific.

According to the announcement, "You can search for things like ‘wheelchair' if you want to know more about the accessibility of a place or ‘vegetarian' if you'd like to know more about a restaurant's vegetarian options. Searching pulls up all of the reviews that mention what you searched for so you can find out more information from someone who has been there."

Nintendo & Google Partner Up To Bring Mario Kart To Google Maps

Nintendo & Google Partner Up To Bring Mario Kart To Google Maps

Tomorrow will be the 10th of March, and for most people this will be just another day. However for fans of Nintendo's Mario franchise, you might know that tomorrow is also known as Mario Day, or rather because the 10th of March can also be written as MAR10 (Mario). To celebrate this, Google and Nintendo have teamed up for something special.

This something special will come in the form of Mario Kart racing onto Google Maps, where users will be able to drive around as Mario. Instead of the regular icon representing you on Google Maps, users now have the option of changing it where it will become Mario in his famous go-kart instead.

3d Maps To Improve Drone Flight

3D maps to improve drone flightA group of Japanese firms is leading efforts to make the use of unmanned drones easier and safer through 3D maps.
Officials of the mapmaker Zenrin say their maps for drones will have all the information contained in conventional maps, plus the altitudes of buildings and mountains.

Sony The Last Of Us: Free Maps And New Weapons

Sony The Last of Us: Free Maps and New WeaponsWe’re pushing a patch today (view full notes here) that addresses many of the matchmaking issues taking place in Factions mode for The Last of Us Remastered. You should see improved matchmaking all around. It will be rolling out over the next twenty-four hours globally. Look for the update when you turn on your system today.

Sony : Blacklight: Retribution On Ps4 Gets New Mode, Maps Today

Sony : Blacklight: Retribution on PS4 Gets New Mode, Maps TodayZombie has been getting a lot of questions about when the next patch hits for the Blacklight: Retribution PS4 beta, and what will be in it. We’re happy to announce that the first content patch for Blacklight: Retribution on PS4 will go live today, Thursday February 27th. This patch includes too many things to list here, so we’ll stick to the really, really good stuff – the first of which is the introduction of our cooperative game mode: Onslaught!

Nissan Rogue Detour Uses Google Maps To Go Create Virtual Test Drive From Your Doorstep

2013 Frankfurt Auto Show : Nissan Rogue redesigned with three rows for 2014Nissan today launched "The Detour," an exciting virtual driving adventure in support of the ongoing rollout of the all-new 2014 Nissan Rogue compact SUV. Available now at nissanusa.com/the-detour, The Detour utilizes Google® Street View, Google® Maps and Google® Satellite API – along with Hollywood-style digital effects and a soundtrack from recording artist M.I.A. – to create a custom test drive experience starting from anywhere around the world.