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Apple Maps Data Collection Team Member Spotted On Foot in San Francisco

At least one Apple Maps data collection team member has been spotted on foot, collecting data with a large, Apple Maps-branded, sensor-laden backpack.Read More…

Man Wearing Apple Maps Backpack Surveying San Francisco on Foot

Apple is expanding its street mapping efforts beyond vans outfitted with LIDAR equipment and now has employees collecting street level data on foot.

MacRumors reader Dante Cesa spotted a man wearing an Apple Maps backpack featuring a LIDAR rig, GPS,…

Smaller Subaru Vehicles Capturing Apple Maps Data Spotted in Los Angeles

Apple is deploying new, smaller Apple Maps vehicles on the streets of Los Angeles to collect street level mapping data. Read More…

New Apple Maps Cars Spotted in Los Angeles

New next-generation Apple Maps vehicles have been seen on the streets of Los Angeles, according to Business Insider. While Apple has previously been using minivans to collect mapping data, the new vehicles are Subaru Impreza wagons.

The Subarus feat…

Apple Maps Now Provides Transit Directions Across New Zealand

Apple Maps now supports transit in New Zealand, enabling users to navigate with public transportation in most populated areas of the country.

In the largest city of Auckland, directions are available for NZ Bus routes, AT Metro trains, or the SkyB…