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Speed cameras appearing on Google Maps?

Discussion in 'Motors' started by NVP, Jan 11, 2019.

  1. NVP

    Mobster

    Joined: Sep 6, 2007

    Posts: 3,859

    Anyone else noticed this? Orange circles with CCTV looking cameras in - it's only showed up for 4 cameras on my journey today (SatNav mode), missing most but I haven't seen it before. Anyone else?

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  2. grudas

    Capodecina

    Joined: Mar 12, 2008

    Posts: 19,817

    Location: West sussex

    don't think I've noticed that but I rarely use gmaps.
     
  3. SoliD

    Capodecina

    Joined: Feb 25, 2004

    Posts: 14,014

    Location: Portsmouth

    I saw that yesterday when I loaded up a route it showed them up for the journey. Never seen it before.
     
  4. thewanted

    Mobster

    Joined: Jul 27, 2007

    Posts: 4,637

    I noticed it yesterday, but Android Auto doesn't zoom in automatically so it's difficult to know exactly where the cameras are. Waze does a much better job but it's early days.
     
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  5. DereksDontRun

    Hitman

    Joined: Oct 23, 2013

    Posts: 657

    can't see any near me - is this only when traffic, or directions are enabled?
     
  6. ahar

    Hitman

    Joined: May 6, 2011

    Posts: 638

    Location: Nr Watford

    Yes - last coupe of days it's started to mention the asked cameras on gantries on the M1.

    It only seems to happen when I have a route plugged in
     
  7. lordrobs

    Capodecina

    Joined: Sep 30, 2003

    Posts: 14,601

    Location: Mulbarton, Norwich

    I believe there is a small scale trial going on with some users gaining a report button in the Google maps app. I guess the occasional cameras we are seeing are due to that? I also guess they are looking at bringing some of the Waze functionality into Google Maps.
     
  8. Amos91

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Oct 8, 2008

    Posts: 1,834

    Location: Northamptonshire

    I noticed this the other day. Appears on the route planning screen but not on normal maps / actual navigation.

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  9. lordrobs

    Capodecina

    Joined: Sep 30, 2003

    Posts: 14,601

    Location: Mulbarton, Norwich

    They do get notified during navigation, at least on Android they do. TBH as only some are notified I'd rather just switch the feature off but I'm not sure that is possible.
     
  10. NVP

    Mobster

    Joined: Sep 6, 2007

    Posts: 3,859

    It's on the actual nav for me:

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  11. insane200

    Soldato

    Joined: Aug 10, 2006

    Posts: 6,722

    Nothing on my version yet my work colleagues phone running the same version of maps does show them.
     
  12. Kaeo

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Mar 7, 2011

    Posts: 1,301

    Location: Edinburgh

    Some are showing on mine, some are not. During nav and just on the open map. Not sure if that's worse than none showing.
     
  13. Malevolence

    Capodecina

    Joined: Oct 21, 2011

    Posts: 11,664

    Yeah, small scale test where some people can add speed cameras, along with other relevant information, to Google Maps.