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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Tim_alabim, Nov 20, 2015.

  1. Tim_alabim

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    I was quite surprised at the age of the satellite view maps on the dji go app. They seem at least a year or two old compared to latest google map or Google
    earth view. What is up with that?
     
  2. alokbhargava

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    One year old? Did you clear your map cache?
     
  3. Jbundy63

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    Yeah mine shows no houses where there are like 50 now and the houses have been there around 2 to 3 years now.
     
  4. Tim_alabim

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    My P3A is 2 weeks old.
     
  5. Tim_alabim

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    Here is an example. Current google map shows new school built. Dji go map shows old school and construction just under way. School has been open over a year. image.jpg image.jpg
     
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    If you are using iOS it will use apple maps data, android uses google.

    I have found in my area apple data is more upto date than google.
     
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    Are you looking at the app on Android or an Apple device?
    I suspect that Apple doesn't use Google Earth maps.

    Just checked here and the app (Android) is showing a new road that was only constructed one month ago.
     
  8. Tim_alabim

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    Ah, quite right. I am on IOS. Have never used Apple maps. Now that I look I see the same view as dji go. Very old in my area. Thanks!