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Apple Maps has begun surveying Poland for its "Look Around" feature, which offers users a 360-degree immersive panoramic look of a city or location.

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Apple maintains an updated list of countries, cities, and territories of where it is conducting ground surveys for Look Around. That list was recently updated with the addition of Poland. Additionally, a photo shared on Facebook shows an Apple Maps image collection vehicle in Poland. Apple says that the "vehicle ground-based research" of Poland will continue until August of this year.

Last month Apple began surveying Hong Kong for Apple Maps as it contuines its ambition to widen the availability of Apple Maps features to more locations. A full list of where Apple Maps is currently surveying can be found on Apple's website.

(Thanks, Piotr)

Article Link: Apple Maps Begins Surveying Poland for 'Look Around'
 

Ken88

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I love to look around world cities map from time to time even though I’ll likely NOT going to visit them. Cities like London, Paris, Rome, New York City, Tokyo and Beijin..sure love to visit Paris one day to visit the Louvre Museum to see “ Mona Lisa “.
 
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sunapple

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Anyone got experience of how long it has taken from survey to actually being available?

Could be years. My parents saw an Apple Maps vehicle by their house last summer even though they live in a smaller village. The feature is still not available here in The Netherlands, yet Apple seems to be covering the whole country already. Meaning they could very well be waiting until they get every part of the country mapped before release.
 

Yammabot

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So, I can’t find my way around rural NJ while the app just shuts down and doesn’t know where I am or where to go, leaving me at the mercy of google maps but hey if I’m ever in Poland I’ll be able to find my way? Sounds great Apple! Really innovative!
 

rumormiller

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So much duplication of effort going on. Hopefully one day, all the major map providers will have a data sharing agreement.
 
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maxfromdenmark

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I love to look around world cities map from time to time even though I’ll likely NOT going to visit them. Cities like London, Paris, Rome, New York City, Tokyo and Beijin..sure love to visit Paris one day to visit the Louvre Museum to see “ Mona Lisa “.
Mona Lisa you say. Prepare for 5 hours long line for buying a ticket and then try again to see the small painting from the distance covered by hundreds of other museum guests 😁
But Paris is beautiful
 

DesignTime

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‘Look Around’ is about 12 years behind Google. I wish I could use it, but it isn’t available anyplace I’m going. Meanwhile Google has 3-4 years worth of images for 90% of the places I would use ‘Look Around’ or ‘Street View’.
 
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Ken88

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Mona Lisa you say. Prepare for 5 hours long line for buying a ticket and then try again to see the small painting from the distance covered by hundreds of other museum guests 😁
But Paris is beautiful
It’s worth the wait..it’s one-time thing. I’ve waited more than 15 hours to see Star Wars episode 7 few years back..clearly NOT worth the wait😆
 
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