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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Google Maps Interface Updated

The Google Maps navigation interface has received an update. The zoom bar is slightly redesigned, and Street View can now be accessed by clicking the person icon above the zoom slider. Street View is a bit more immersive now as it’s not wrapped in a box layer on top of the map anymore, but fills the whole width instead (with a small map appearing in the bottom right). Rotating a panorama photo is possible by moving the “N” symbol of the top compass.

For comparison, here’s an older Maps design:

[Thanks Trent Olson!]


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