Google Unveils More Google I/O Conference Details
A special session on "Google Maps: Into the Future" will be featured, as well as a special Google Maps demo from inside a 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 sports car.Google is continuing to unleash more details about its upcoming Google I/O 2013 Developers Conference, including a special "Google Maps: Into the Future" session, which will describe where the project has been and where it is heading. The details about the Google Maps announcements at the conference appeared in a May 8 post by Mano Marks of the Maps developer relations team on the Google Geo Developers Blog. "This year, we plan on bringing the best of Google Maps to every screen, including demos from the dashboard of a Mercedes-Benz to all seven screens of our latest Liquid Galaxy installation," wrote Marks. In the Developer Sandbox at the show, where visitors can check out demos from developers who have built applications based on Google technologies and products, the work of the Mercedes-Benz Digital DriveStyle team will show off their latest integration of the GooglePlaces API, using the Google Maps SDK (software development kit) for iOS, wrote Marks. These demos of the technology will take place from behind the wheel of a 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 sports car.
Meanwhile, a full schedule of Maps-related sessions has now been unveiled for the conference, including some sessions that will be Webcast live (look for the camera icon on the schedule). Sessions include Design Principles for Maps, Making Location Meaningful with Google Maps APIs, Dive into Underwater Street View and a Fireside Chat with the Google Maps Team. All of the sessions will be available on YouTube after Google I/O.