1st time in 13 yrs Google Maps cannot predict the estimated reach time

Along with Human being, COVID-19 has forced the Google Maps – World’s most used technology to rethink about its core algorithm that predicts the driving conditions like traffic, longest and shortest way to reach destinations, estimated reach time etc.

For the last 13 years, Google Maps has been using the traffic data of years and intelligence from DeepMind. Google has found more than 50% drop in global traffic started earlier this year, which forced them to deprioritize the older traffic data and refer the latest traffic patterns of the last 2-4 weeks.

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