Google Maps

6 Keywords: Google Maps, Directions, Journey, Points Of Interest, Satellite View, Maps

google map of UKGoogle Maps allow you to not only find a spot on a map virtually anywhere in the world but to also see it as a satellite view.  Not everywhere has the most recent information but in the UK you can use the maps for finding directions from place to place, plan journeys and store favourite locations.  It is also possible to add data to maps, photos and text. 

There are some problems navigating the maps with a keyboard or screen reader but Greg Kraus of LecShare Inc, discussed the issues in a presentation entitled “Creating Accessible Google Maps“, part of EASI’s (Equal Access to Software and Information) webinar series.  Can You Really Have an Accessible Google Map? is a blog on the topic

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