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  • Josh Lowensohn 6/6/2012 5:17:23 PM
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:17:35 PM
    Showing list of areas of interest near what you're looking at.
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:17:40 PM
    Getting some app crashes now
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:17:44 PM
    oopsie
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/6/2012 5:17:51 PM
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:17:52 PM
    Apple saying nyah nyah
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:17:55 PM
    Here it goes.
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/6/2012 5:17:55 PM
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:18:15 PM
    Zooming in from space to ATT park in SF.
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:18:24 PM
    Not perfect, but looks pretty magical.
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/6/2012 5:18:31 PM
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/6/2012 5:18:35 PM
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:18:37 PM
    Flying along Embarcadero.
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/6/2012 5:18:40 PM
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:18:46 PM
    Up to Telegraph hill.
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:18:52 PM
    I can see the old CNET building.
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/6/2012 5:19:03 PM
  • jaymar.cabebe 6/6/2012 5:19:06 PM
    This makes me feel like Iron Man.
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/6/2012 5:19:07 PM
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:19:07 PM
    "Just a sneak peek of some of the technology we have available."
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:19:18 PM
    In coming weeks, bringing this to both Android and iOS devices.
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/6/2012 5:19:26 PM
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:19:31 PM
    Want to model the whole world so everyone can see communities.
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/6/2012 5:19:47 PM
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:19:47 PM
    Planning to bring to over 300M people's locations.
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:20:03 PM
    Brian up again:
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:20:11 PM
    Our goal is to get this everywhere.
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:20:24 PM
    Announcing over 1 billion monthly users for all of Google Map Services.
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:20:34 PM
    "We created a map of the world, for the world."
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:20:47 PM
    He's wrapping up now.
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:20:58 PM
    So, three product takeaways...
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:21:08 PM
    1. GOOGLE FULL 3D MAPS (pretty cool)
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/6/2012 5:21:12 PM
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:21:27 PM
    2. New cool backpack "Street View" rig will be opening up more indoor maps and directions.
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:21:40 PM
    3. Offline maps on mobile.
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/6/2012 5:21:41 PM
    Audience Q: Is Google investing in 3D planes?
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:22:11 PM
    Answer: Yes, we are contracting planes. Privacy for oblique images is established.
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:22:30 PM
    CNN question: Will Apple leaving change the industry?
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/6/2012 5:22:33 PM
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:22:47 PM
    Brian: We will continue to make Google Maps imagery available as widely as possible.
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:22:59 PM
    We would like to get all services on all platforms.
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:23:08 PM
    IDC: Any plans to use drones.
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/6/2012 5:23:26 PM
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:23:30 PM
    Brian: "Very interesting question. Still be evaluated by FAA. A larger can of worms then we can get into here."
  • Rafe 6/6/2012 5:23:48 PM
    Larry Magid: Will you make the iPhone version of Maps as good or better than Android version?
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