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Dive deeper into Google Maps Platform, including product and feature announcements and real-world applications.
May 14, 2024
Access 3D Maps in Maps JavaScript API starting today
May 14, 2024
Provide AI-powered place and area summaries, with Gemini model capabilities for Places API
May 14, 2024
Google Maps Platform Graduates React Integration Library to 1.0
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Jul 23, 2024
Introducing the Google Maps Platform Innovators program
Jul 16, 2024
Announcing expanded coverage and new features for Address Descriptors in India
Jul 2, 2024
Sunrun powers a more sustainable future with Google Maps Platform’s Solar API
Jun 24, 2024
Introducing Air Quality Forecast to support healthier lifestyle choices
Jun 10, 2024
Plan efficient routes for your fleet: Route Optimization API is now generally available
Jun 6, 2024
Kaebox: increasing the accuracy of deliveries and improving the driver experience with Google Maps Platform
May 28, 2024
The next generation of Autocomplete is now generally available
May 14, 2024
Google I/O ‘24: Introducing Gemini model capabilities for Places API, 3D Maps in the Maps JavaScript API, and open-source React components
May 14, 2024
Access 3D Maps in Maps JavaScript API starting today
May 14, 2024
Google Maps Platform Graduates React Integration Library to 1.0
May 14, 2024
Provide AI-powered place and area summaries, with Gemini model capabilities for Places API
Mar 28, 2024
New solution guides to help you easily create 3D immersive experiences
Mar 25, 2024
Social Deal: giving customers an improved local experience with Google Maps Platform
Mar 10, 2024
How we built the Women Techmakers Story Map
Feb 21, 2024
Next generation Autocomplete is now available in Preview
Feb 15, 2024
Building trust in crypto payments with Google Maps Platform
Feb 7, 2024
Start-up The Drivers Cooperative steers community transport while experiencing 12x growth
Jan 22, 2024
How Domino’s delivers pizza with the drop of a pin to almost anywhere
Jan 16, 2024
Our Solar API now covers more rooftops worldwide
Dec 21, 2023
Protect your business-critical Google Maps Platform workloads with Enhanced Support
Dec 20, 2023
How LINE GO enables smooth, localized ride-hailing with Google Maps Platform
Dec 14, 2023
Google Maps Platform SDKs for iOS now available through Swift Package Manager
Dec 14, 2023
Next-generation of Cloud-based maps styling now generally available, with new zoom level customization and usability improvements
Dec 7, 2023
Announcing the </Code> with Maps Hackathon Winners
Nov 2, 2023
Introducing React components for the Maps JavaScript API
Oct 31, 2023
Advanced Markers, now available for iOS and Android: Easily customize your markers across platforms
Oct 26, 2023
Empowering allergy sufferers with our Pollen API, now generally available
Oct 26, 2023
Introducing the new Places API with access to EV, accessibility features, and more
Oct 26, 2023
Build immersive maps at scale with Photorealistic 3D, 2D, and Street View Tiles, now in GA
Oct 6, 2023
AR and the future of architectural geodesign
Oct 4, 2023
Next-gen Cloud-based maps styling now in Preview with unlimited customizations and mobile availability
Sep 19, 2023
Building an eco-friendly ride-hailing experience with Google Maps Platform
Sep 18, 2023
The Aerial View API is now generally available
Sep 14, 2023
Photorealistic 3D Tiles now in Preview with updated daily quotas
Aug 28, 2023
Announcing the Pollen API: Providing actionable info about airborne pollen levels worldwide
Aug 28, 2023
Going beyond the map: Introducing Environment APIs
Aug 28, 2023
Introducing the Air Quality API: Promoting resilience to a changing climate
Aug 28, 2023
Powering the future with our new Solar API
Aug 10, 2023
New ISO 27001 and SOC Security Certifications for Google Maps Platform
Aug 9, 2023
Commonly asked questions about our recently launched Photorealistic 3D Tiles
Aug 8, 2023
Ensuring fast, reliable deliveries for customers with Google Maps Platform
Jul 26, 2023
More Control Loading the Maps JavaScript API
Jul 11, 2023
Introducing the latest in cloud-based maps styling
Jun 29, 2023
Three unique ways to add maps to custom, native, no code mobile applications
Jun 28, 2023
Launching Address Descriptors to make it easier to find addresses using landmarks in Indian cities
Jun 20, 2023
Innovating Japanese Customer Service at TEPCO Energy Partner with Google Maps Platform
Jun 14, 2023
Introducing the Google Maps Platform Architecture Center
May 18, 2023
How Rent. helps millions of people find a new home with Aerial View
May 18, 2023
2023 Accessibility updates in the Maps JavaScript API
May 17, 2023
Opening the doors to accessibility with Google Maps Platform
May 10, 2023
The latest on maps customization
May 10, 2023
Build maps faster with Web Components
May 10, 2023
Create immersive 3D map experiences with Photorealistic 3D Tiles
May 10, 2023
Create immersive cinematic video experiences with Aerial View API
May 10, 2023
Google I/O Preview: Introducing new 3D imagery, map customization, and routing products
May 10, 2023
Routes API is now generally available
May 3, 2023
Learn about our updated renderer for the Maps SDK for Android
Apr 21, 2023
Four organizations working toward a more sustainable future with Google Maps Platform
Mar 31, 2023
What five women mapmakers think of the future of geospatial services
Feb 28, 2023
How geospatial services can help improve financial outcomes, customer experiences, and operational efficiency
Feb 15, 2023
iNaturalist uses Google Maps Platform to support conservation efforts
Feb 7, 2023
Build faster with new optimized solutions and step-by-step guidance
Jan 31, 2023
Transforming Japan’s food delivery industry with Google Maps Platform
Jan 19, 2023
Accelerating the grocery pickup experience with Google Maps Platform
Dec 16, 2022
How Google Maps Platform enabled businesses and government organizations to provide critical information and services during the pandemic
Dec 14, 2022
Help users discover more with new Places API updates
Dec 14, 2022
How Google Maps Platform uses AI/ML and community contributions to keep its points of interest up to date
Dec 9, 2022
Google Maps Platform Hackathon Winners Announced
Nov 17, 2022
Reimagining ride-hailing services with Google Maps Platform
Nov 11, 2022
Discover Elton and Los Angeles history using Google Maps Platform
Nov 9, 2022
Address Validation API is now generally available
Nov 1, 2022
Navigate more sustainably and optimize for fuel savings with eco-friendly routing
Oct 20, 2022
How BBVA Spain uses Google Maps Platform to build transparency around spending
Oct 18, 2022
How CBcloud is improving the working conditions of Japanese delivery people with Google Maps Platform
Oct 17, 2022
Explore new map customization demos
Oct 6, 2022
Announcing Advanced Markers: easily create highly customized, faster performance markers
Sep 28, 2022
Announcing Routes API: the new enhanced version of the Directions and Distance Matrix APIs
Sep 28, 2022
Announcing new routing, address validation and map customization capabilities
Sep 23, 2022
New Google Maps Platform launch stages and what they mean for you
Sep 15, 2022
Test your skills in the Google Maps Platform Hackathon
Sep 13, 2022
Announcing Advanced Polylines for the Maps SDKs for Android
Aug 22, 2022
Improving the navigation experience with hyperlocal context
Aug 18, 2022
A new look for the red pin on Maps JavaScript, Android and iOS
Aug 9, 2022
Announcing version history support for Cloud-based maps styling
Jul 1, 2022
Find your solution more easily with our new Solution Finder
Jun 29, 2022
Jumpstart your location experiences with new integrations from across Google
Jun 23, 2022
Announcing Data-driven styling: style Google map boundaries to convey key information
Jun 21, 2022
The latest accessibility updates in the Maps JavaScript API
Jun 9, 2022
WebGL-powered maps features now generally available
Jun 1, 2022
Learn how Google Maps Platform partners can help you meet your business goals
May 26, 2022
Directing Costa Coffee’s customers to the nearest hot cup of coffee with Google Maps Platform
May 25, 2022
Announcing Quick Start Widget to integrate API key generation into your onboarding
Apr 26, 2022
How Chalo uses Google Maps Platform to transform the bus passenger experience
Apr 21, 2022
Use cases enabled by Cloud-based maps styling
Apr 11, 2022
How Domino's Indonesia delivers across a vast archipelago with Google Maps Platform
Mar 24, 2022
How tens of thousands of Japanese found their way to COVID-19 vaccination centers with the help of Navagis and Google Maps Platform
Mar 17, 2022
Introducing Last Mile Fleet Solution: Maximize fleet performance from ecommerce order to doorstep delivery
Mar 14, 2022
How the CARTO platform enables the creation of advanced data visualizations with Google Maps Platform and deck.gl
Feb 22, 2022
Compose for the Maps SDK for Android Now Available
Jan 26, 2022
Announcing Quick Builder, a new low-code tool for you to build location-based experiences
Jan 24, 2022
A video guide to reactive programming with Google Maps Platform
Nov 30, 2021
Announcing version 6.0 of the Maps and Places SDKs for iOS
Oct 27, 2021
Meet the next generation of mobile-optimized maps
Oct 26, 2021
Enhanced map style rolling out as default basemap in November
Oct 21, 2021
Sayurbox reduces itinerary and job assignments from one day to less than ten minutes using Google Maps Platform
Oct 12, 2021
Richer data visualization on Google Maps Platform using deck.gl
Oct 7, 2021
A new way to explore what’s possible with Google Maps Platform
Sep 23, 2021
Behind the scenes: WebGL-powered Maps demos for Google I/O
Aug 26, 2021
How BungkusIT uses Google Maps Platform to run errands and deliver packages for over one million customers across Malaysia
Aug 3, 2021
New Cloud-based maps styling features provide more options, control, and flexibility to enhance your user experience
Jul 28, 2021
Elevate customer and driver experiences with improved accuracy, reliability, and travel modes
Jun 30, 2021
Google Maps Platform solutions make finance more helpful, secure, and efficient
Jun 29, 2021
Improve online-to-offline experiences with Google Maps Platform retail solutions
Jun 23, 2021
Google Maps Platform JavaScript API and Promises
Jun 15, 2021
Improved accessibility in the Maps JavaScript API
May 27, 2021
Using New WebGL-powered Maps Features
May 24, 2021
Missed Google I/O? Here’s the Latest from Google Maps Platform
May 18, 2021
Google Maps Platform Announcements from Google I/O 2021
May 13, 2021
Cadbury Worldwide Hide: Inspiring the ritual of hiding eggs and connecting people with Google Maps Platform
Apr 20, 2021
Optimize your user experience with these Place Autocomplete tips
Apr 8, 2021
Dunzo: How transforming the delivery experience with Google Maps Platform helped reduce support calls by 90%
Apr 1, 2021
Loading Google Maps Platform JavaScript in Modern Web Applications
Mar 15, 2021
Reduce Deprecation Stress: Understand SDK Dependencies in Google Maps Platform
Mar 8, 2021
Celebrating International Women’s Day with Google Maps Platform Leaders
Feb 16, 2021
Making transport easier and more affordable across India’s urban centers with Google Maps Platform
Feb 8, 2021
Location intelligence: the new frontier for data-driven success
Jan 19, 2021
Homesearch makes looking for real estate easier with Google Maps Platform
Jan 14, 2021
Deeper map customization with zoom level customization and industry optimized map styles
Dec 18, 2020
How Greenwheels is helping to make towns more livable with an innovative car sharing platform
Dec 17, 2020
Get the guide: optimizing the delivery and pickup experience for your business
Dec 17, 2020
Introducing the new Google Maps Platform Public Status Dashboard
Dec 3, 2020
Google Maps Platform JavaScript API and TypeScript
Dec 1, 2020
Licious delivers high quality meat products to the doorstep with help from Google Maps Platform
Nov 24, 2020
Built with the Google Maps Platform Gaming solution
Nov 17, 2020
Your questions about Local Context answered
Nov 11, 2020
Gojek: Helping drivers reach their pickup points up to 20% more quickly with Google Maps Platform
Nov 10, 2020
How Cotral is using Google Maps Platform to make bus travel better for commuters–and the planet
Oct 22, 2020
Announcing the Google Maps Platform On-demand Rides & Deliveries solution
Oct 21, 2020
Making transactions and banking more transparent with Google Maps Platform
Oct 19, 2020
How to enable deliveries to people and places without traditional addresses
Oct 14, 2020
Announcing Version 4.0 of the Maps and Places SDKs for iOS
Oct 7, 2020
Drive conversions with Google Maps Platform retail solutions
Sep 30, 2020
Add a more accurate sense of place to your applications using these five YouTube tutorials
Sep 25, 2020
A decade of evolution by SADA and its customers with Google Maps Platform
Sep 16, 2020
How to refresh local info based on user and business needs with Local Context
Sep 11, 2020
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. brings PAC-MAN to the real world in PAC-MAN GEO
Aug 27, 2020
How inDriver uses Google Maps Platform to make everyday journeys accessible to millions worldwide
Aug 20, 2020
Supporting Kotlin Google Maps Platform Developers
Aug 18, 2020
Bring your map to life with enhanced natural features
Aug 13, 2020
How Parcel Shuttle makes last-mile delivery more eco-friendly and drivers happier
Aug 10, 2020
Cloud-based maps styling now available for the Maps Static API
Aug 6, 2020
Now you can style commercial corridors with cloud-based maps styling
Jul 30, 2020
How SimplyDelivery helps restaurants deliver great food quickly and profitably
Jul 24, 2020
A look at the shift in location intelligence from MediaAgility
Jul 8, 2020
How Argos is using Google Maps Platform to give customers what they want, wherever they are
Jul 1, 2020
Meet the Google Maps Platform Developer Experts
Jun 29, 2020
Square Enix and Colopl Bring the Real World to Dragon Quest Walk
Jun 26, 2020
15 Google Maps Platform best practices
Jun 18, 2020
15 non-profit organizations making an impact with Google Maps Platform
Jun 15, 2020
Announcing Local Context beta from Google Maps Platform
Jun 15, 2020
Google Maps Platform gaming solution now available to everyone
Jun 15, 2020
Introducing new Maps customization features from Google Maps Platform
Jun 15, 2020
15 years of collaboration: new features and what’s next from Google Maps Platform
Jun 12, 2020
How gaming company Krikey turned a location-based game into a play-at-home game
Jun 12, 2020
How a gaming studio brought a lost world into the real world with Google Maps Platform
Jun 11, 2020
Install Maps & Places SDK for iOS Using Carthage
May 29, 2020
How Google Maps Platform partners are responding to COVID-19
May 27, 2020
Online ordering, takeout, and delivery solutions for long-term business growth
May 14, 2020
From electric bikes to Parisian doorsteps: How Frichti is delivering healthy meals with Google Maps Platform
May 12, 2020
Temporary closures now available in the Places API
May 6, 2020
How our community is responding to COVID-19: Fostering community engagement
May 1, 2020
How to improve the delivery and ecommerce experience with Google Maps Platform
Apr 28, 2020
Introducing Plus Codes in Place Autocomplete, Place Details and Geocoding to help you serve users everywhere
Apr 27, 2020
See how Dozens rethinks the fintech industry with the help of Google Maps Platform
Apr 24, 2020
How the Google Maps Platform community is responding to COVID-19: Visualizing helpful info
Apr 23, 2020
How to add “buy online, pick-up in store” capabilities to your website with Google Maps Platform
Apr 14, 2020
Supporting not-for-profit COVID-19 response efforts with Google Maps Platform credits
Mar 31, 2020
The top 7 Google Maps Platform YouTube videos for building with maps
Mar 6, 2020
Announcing Maps Android Utility Library v1.0
Feb 26, 2020
Vagabond’s journey to transforming vending services with Google Maps Platform
Feb 11, 2020
How to Use the Distance Matrix API
Feb 6, 2020
A non-profit’s journey to guiding Americans across trails with Google Maps Platform
Dec 20, 2019
How to cluster map markers
Dec 18, 2019
How mapping for rides and deliveries use cases is a different world: Beyond the Map
Dec 17, 2019
Three ways to add a map implementation to your app and when to use each
Dec 9, 2019
New features for contextualized gameplay and new games built with Google Maps
Nov 21, 2019
Krikey: Building AR/VR games with the help of Google Maps Platform to inspire empathy and change
Nov 15, 2019
Quick Map Layer Visualizations with GeoJSON and GeoRSS
Nov 13, 2019
How to add a store locator to your website before the holidays
Nov 7, 2019
How to calculate distances between points with the Maps JavaScript API
Oct 31, 2019
Beyond the Map: How we optimize maps data for rides and delivery customers
Oct 29, 2019
Halloween night done right with Nextdoor’s Halloween Treat Map
Oct 25, 2019
The top 5 videos on the new Google Maps Platform YouTube channel
Oct 14, 2019
Google Maps Platform best practices: Securing API keys when using Static Maps and Street View APIs
Oct 8, 2019
How to build your first Google Maps Platform integration with deck.gl
Oct 1, 2019
How to get started with Google Maps Platform and get support when you need it
Sep 30, 2019
9 things to know about Google's maps data: Beyond the Map
Sep 18, 2019
Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms uses Google Maps Platform to build communities that care about ecological farming
Sep 12, 2019
High-performance data visualizations with Google Maps Platform and deck.gl
Sep 10, 2019
Google Maps Platform best practices: Optimization and performance tips
Sep 6, 2019
How to show place type icons in Place Autocomplete results
Aug 30, 2019
Beyond the Map: Solving problems and powering location-based services with imagery
Aug 27, 2019
Beyond the Map: A Q&A with engineering director Andrew Lookingbill
Aug 22, 2019
Google Maps Platform best practices: Restricting API keys
Aug 6, 2019
How two developers reached new heights with Google Maps Platform
Jul 31, 2019
Beyond the Map: How we build the maps that power your apps and business
Jul 25, 2019
New Autocomplete features in Google Maps Platform help your users make faster decisions
May 7, 2019
What’s next for Google Maps Platform
Mar 15, 2019
Announcing new styling and gameplay features on Google Maps Platform
Mar 14, 2019
Take mobile gaming to the next level with location
Jan 29, 2019
Introducing new, improved Places SDKs
Nov 28, 2018
The Google Maps Platform Ridesharing solution helps improve navigation and ETAs for mytaxi’s drivers and passengers
Jul 10, 2018
Falling Fruit helps urbanites forage for food using Google Maps Platform
Jun 26, 2018
How Google Maps helps amateur and professional archaeologists ponder the mysteries of Stonehenge’s burial mounds
Jun 13, 2018
How WhyHunger uses Google Maps to connect people to grassroots community food sources
Jun 12, 2018
Expanded support for Google public programs
Jun 4, 2018
Reminder—set-up a Google Cloud Platform Console account
May 2, 2018
Introducing Google Maps Platform
Mar 14, 2018
The real world as your playground: Build real-world games with Google Maps APIs
Feb 13, 2018
Updated basemap style for Google Maps APIs
Jun 30, 2017
Removing Place Add, Delete & Radar Search features
May 23, 2017
Get your users where they need to go on any platform with Google Maps URLs
May 16, 2017
Google Maps and Particle partner to bring location-aware capabilities to IoT devices
Mar 14, 2017
A new issue tracker for Google Maps APIs
Feb 20, 2017
Do you like the new look of the Maps APIs tutorials?
Feb 16, 2017
Styling and custom data for polylines and polygons in the Google Maps Android API
Dec 21, 2016
Geolocation and Firebase for the Internet of Things
Nov 22, 2016
Address Geocoding in the Google Maps APIs
Nov 16, 2016
Smart scrolling comes to mobile web maps
Sep 21, 2016
Custom map styling with the Google Maps APIs on Android and iOS
Sep 15, 2016
Making the most of the Google Maps Web Service APIs
Aug 18, 2016
New JavaScript Street View renderer brings rendering improvements and better mobile support
Aug 1, 2016
Keep users focused on what's important with the latest Google Maps Android API
Jul 26, 2016
Google Places API for iOS & Google Maps SDK for iOS are now in separate CocoaPods
Jul 25, 2016
I/O session: Location and Proximity Superpowers: Eddystone + Google Beacon Platform
Jul 19, 2016
Announcing marker clustering in the Google Maps SDK for iOS Utility Library
Jul 1, 2016
Behind the Australian Elections Map: Mapping democracy in real-time
Jun 27, 2016
Marker zIndex and more come to the Google Maps Android API
Jun 22, 2016
Building for Scale: Updates to Google Maps APIs Standard Plan
Jun 16, 2016
More descriptive JavaScript console error messages
Jun 8, 2016
Introducing the Google Maps APIs Udacity course
May 12, 2016
Get our API Release Notes automagically via RSS
Apr 4, 2016
Advanced marker animations and more with Google Maps SDK for iOS 1.13
Feb 16, 2016
Changes and quality improvements in Google Places API Search
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