The History of Maps
A quick overview of Google Maps and Google milestones.
Google releases Google Earth
Live Traffic on Mobile launches
Introduction of Google Earth Outreach
Google launches an updated map of the United States
Google Earth celebrates 1 billion downloads
Google acquires Where2 and Keyhole
Google releases Google Maps
Google Maps API released
Maps for Mobile launches
Google Maps is updated to use the same satellite imagery as Google Earth.
Textured 3D building models are added into Google Earth
Maps is released
360-degree Street View is released
Google Transit is integrated as a feature of Google Maps.
Walking directions added
Google releases Map Maker
Google Maps for Android is released
Google launches turn-by-turn navigation in Android
Biking directions added
45-degree aerial imagery is made available
Vector graphics are used on Google Maps for mobile
Google introduces Maps GL
Google releases indoor maps on Google Maps for Android.
Google+ Local is released