An Apple Maps image collection vehicle has been spotted in Poland, with Apple confirming that vehicle ground-based research of the country will continue until August 2021.
Apple introduced the Look Around feature with the release of iOS 13 in Apple Maps. Since then, it has slowly expanded to new cities all across the globe.
Apple Maps vehicles have been spotted photographing the streets of Hong Kong, indicating that's where the iPhone maker could expand its Google Street View-like Look Around feature.
The Look Around feature in Apple Maps is now available in a few more major cities in the United States, including Denver, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale and Miami.
If you live in a city that has street imagery available, invoking Look Around will let you pan high-resolution street photos 360 degrees and move through the streets with smooth transitions.
This high-resolution, interactive 3D experience in Maps was implemented on the iPhone and iPad with the September 2019 release of the iOS and iPadOS 13 software updates.
Aside from Denver, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale and Miami, the Look Around feature is also available in t he following cities, according to Apple's iOS and iPadOS Feature Availability page.Boston, MA Chicago, IL Dublin, Ireland Edinburgh, Scotland Houston, TX Las Vegas, NV London, United Kingdom Los Angeles, CA Nagoya, Japan New York, NY Oahu, HI Osaka, Japan Philadelphia, PA San Francisco Bay Area, CA Seattle, WA Tokyo, Japan Washington, DC
On the Mac, Look Around requires macOS 11 Big Sur or later.How to use Look Around in Maps
To use the Look Around feature, open the Maps app on your iPhone, iPad or Mac and enter the name of a supported city like San Francisco into the search box you (on mobile, swipe up from the bottom to reveal the search field).
If that location has Look Around available, you should see a Look Around icon in the location thumbnail available in the location details screen. Tapping the icon zooms the current map into a gorgeous street-level view. Use your finger to move the screen left or right for a full 360-degree picture. To see where Apple is collecting imagery for this feature, head over to the Apple Maps Image Collection page.
One of the new features Apple introduced into Apple Maps with iOS 13 is "Look Around", and now it's available in one new city in the United States.
At least year's Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple unveiled big changes for Apple Maps alongside iOS 13, including more details, and a new "Look Around" feature that brings street-level views to the service.
With the launch of iOS 13 last year, Apple welcomed a brand new feature called "Look Around" into Apple Maps, giving the service a 3D street-level view of areas.
iOS 13 has brought detailed street view imagery to Apple Maps thanks to the company's LiDAR-outfitted vehicles that have been roaming the streets of major cities in the US and around the world for years now, dutifully capturing high resolution street-level imagery.