The map shows the most optimal route for two-wheeler drives, in which, the travel time and routes can be different depending upon the real time congestion on the roads. The most popular navigation support provider, Google Maps has introduced a new two-wheeler mode in their maps and it is an India-first feature. It also provides customized traffic and arrival time estimations.
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So far, the Two-wheeler mode or "Motorcycle Mode" feature is only live in India, as it has been reportedly working for some already.
Tech giant, Google has officially updated Google Maps in the country with new features that will help two-wheelers while commuting through the city.More news: These Are The Finalists For The 2017 Heisman Trophy
Google said it spoke to hundreds of riders and followed thousands of actual motorbike routes to create "machine learning models" that can accurately predict speed and bike routes. Also, Google CEO Sundar Pichai has recently commented about India playing an important role in improving Google Maps and other Google products.
The Indian market has been a prime region of focus for Google and it gives an impression that the latest feature in Google Maps is an indicator of the same. The suggested routes are optimized for motorcycles and rely on reports from other riders. In the two-wheeler navigation mode major landmarks along the route are shared with riders so it becomes easier to be a bit familiar of of the journey before setting off. It says it'll add more countries "in the coming months" so it looks like we won't have to wait long to find out.More news: LaVar Ball pulls son LiAngelo Ball out of UCLA