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Check out 7 new products announced at Google I/O ’23

Check out 7 new products announced at Google I/O ’23

From immersive experience products to advanced map customizations, see all the new products announced this year.

Aerial View API

Aerial View API

Create immersive cinematic video experiences with Aerial View API.

Photorealistic 3D Tiles

Photorealistic 3D Tiles

Create immersive 3D map experiences with Photorealistic 3D Tiles.

New map customization capabilities

New map customization capabilities

Build customized immersive geospatial experiences using advanced markers and new styling capabilities.

SDKs and APIs

Explore, learn, and build with comprehensive documentation, sample code, example apps, and more.

Bring the real world to your users with dynamic maps for the web and mobile.

Display a static map on your website.


Add 360° Street View imagery to your apps.

Get the elevation of one or a series of locations.

Create and display Aerial View videos rendered using Google's 3D geospatial imagery.


Provides high-resolution Photorealistic 3D Tiles, 2D Tiles, and Street View Tiles.


Upload your data to a dataset for use in a Google Maps Platform app.

Performance optimized version of the Directions API and Distance Matrix API, with additional features.


Identify nearby roads using coordinates.


Provide directions for multiple transportation modes, featuring real-time traffic information.

Calculate travel times and distances for multiple origins and destinations.

Integrate Google’s Place details, search, and autocomplete into your apps.

Convert coordinates into addresses and addresses into coordinates.

Get an approximate device location using nearby cell towers and WiFi nodes.


Validate an address and its components.


Determine the time zone for a set of coordinates.


Look up the rooftop solar energy potential for specific buildings.


Retrieve air quality indexes, pollutants, and health recommendations for specific locations.


Get pollen information for specific locations, including types, plants, and indexes.


Watch Google Maps Platform videos

Engineering lead Elizabeth Muhm shows how you can use Data-driven styling to display and style Google boundaries on your maps.

Learn about the Maps Compose library that provides Jetpack Compose components in Kotlin for the Maps SDK for Android.

See how the Pulsepoint Foundation uses Google Maps Platform in their app to locate and alert CPR-trained citizens about emergency situations.

Learn how to how to load the Maps JavaScript API and place a marker on the map in React in just 5 minutes.

Learn how to enable Google Maps Platform APIs and SDKs in the Google Cloud console. APIs and SDKs are available for Maps, Routes, and Places across web and mobile platforms.

Learn how to add a Place Autocomplete input field to a React app.

In this video, Angela Yu gives an overview of what's available through Google Maps Platform APIs and SDKs and shares some sample code for using them.

Engineering Lead Travis McPhail shares that is now integrated with WebGL Overlay View, allowing you to create amazing 3D data visualizations.

Learn with Codelabs

Codelab: Building WebGL-Accelerated Map Experiences - JavaScript

Codelab: Building WebGL-Accelerated Map Experiences - JavaScript

Learn how to render 3D objects on the map with WebGL-powered maps features.

Codelab: Add a map to your mobile app with SwiftUI - iOS

Codelab: Add a map to your mobile app with SwiftUI - iOS

Learn how to integrate the Maps SDK for iOS into your mobile apps using SwiftUI.

Codelab: Add a map to your Android app - Kotlin

Codelab: Add a map to your Android app - Kotlin

Learn the basics of using the Maps SDK for Android.

Flutter codelab

Using Google Maps Platform with Flutter

Build a Flutter app with Google Maps Platform.

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Tutorials, tips, announcements, developer stories, and more.

All the latest in-depth news and stories from the world of Google Maps Platform.

Learn from a library of code and content contributed by developers around the world.

Get help from other developers and meet our team on the Google Maps Platform Discord server.

Get help & support

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Create a billing account. Enable the features you want. Get an API key. Start building.

Learn more in our getting started docs and videos.

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