New iOS 6 Apple Maps and Siri's Local Search Capabilities Demonstrated

Apple during its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco last week unveiled the new Apple Maps in the upcoming iOS 6.Apple's new mapping solutions provides standard vector, hybrid, and satellite maps, but also introduces a cool photorealistic 3D view. Using touch controls, users can manipulate 360-degree views of landmarks. Also, the new app includes […]

Apple during its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco last week unveiled the new Apple Maps in the upcoming iOS 6.

Apple's new mapping solutions provides standard vector, hybrid, and satellite maps, but also introduces a cool photorealistic 3D view. Using touch controls, users can manipulate 360-degree views of landmarks. Also, the new app includes built-in turn-by-turn GPS navigation with voice guidance.

Now a week later, Apple developer shared some screenshots of the Apple Maps app, with many Apple fan sites posting hands-on video of the iOS 6 beta.

Here are some photos showing off the local search in Apple Maps and videos (via SEL):

Localtion Search in iOS 6 Maps App

Location Search in iOS 6 Apple Maps

iOS 6 Apple Maps : Location Search

Below is the video footage of the official Apple's Scott Forstall presentaion during the WWDC:

In this video, we see how Apple Maps works with Siri's local search capabilities:

This video goes into good detail about the maps functionality. It also shows a business listing for an Apple store in Chicago: