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Apple Takes on Air with Drone for Map Data

In a recent report, it revealed Apple’s latest initiative to update its Maps. The digital giant is claimed to have gathered its specialists in “robotics and data-collection???. Apple is all set to send out its aerial vehicles, drones for collecting location data required for mapping.apple-drones

Apple along with Google and others is acquiring all the data it can using drones equipped further with high-end gears that makes the process a lot easier. Sam Abuelsamid, who is a senior research analyst with Navigant Research, reported Apple’s latest move is expensive and also time consuming. San Diego State University’s professor, Tsou says that drones are no match for ground vehicles since UAV limitations will pose as hindrance for these aerial transports. Drones are altogether a different breed with respect to vehicles.

Tim Bajarin, the President at Creative Strategies meanwhile, says that drones cover wider area, quicker.

A major issue with drone is that even the smallest of the lot can penetrate one’s privacy and disturb people. Some are of the opinion that while ground vehicles are good enough to collect information of what is coming by or on the road, the drone has the capability to peek over the fences and give you a bird’s eye view of the entire arena. This major addition is going into the world of digital technology is all set to change navigation features bringing in better scope for each and every mobile apps design company in Kolkata and also those in other major cities in India to bring up improved solutions.

Author: Moutushi Ghosh Basu

Moutushi Ghosh Basu is a Sr. Project Manager at Sketch Web Solutions a mobile & web development company based in India. She is passionate about information technology and stays updated with the latest developments in this field. You can follow Moutushi on Facebook or LinkedIn.

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