In August 2020, Google implemented Google Maps support for split display panel mode for CarPlay And even if at that time there was no more news, everything indicates that Waze, Google’s other navigation application, and at the time one of the most recommended by Tim Cook, could also be compatible with this fashion.
According to information posted on The Verge, Waze is finally coming to Apple CarPlay’s new multi-screen dashboard. Even if It seems already available in beta for some users.
Waze could support CarPlay’s multi-screen mode
According to an image shared by the same source, Waze uses CarPlay’s new Split View feature and offers the first lane guidance support in Waze for iOS.
This last function recommends which lane you should be in when entering or exiting a freeway. It is also useful when navigating difficult intersections or road mergers. However, from Waze, they didn’t provide any information on this:
“In fact, we have nothing to share at the moment. We will make sure to keep them informed if and when we do. “
Waze a 140 million monthly active users they travel more than 40 billion kilometers each month. The company was founded in Israel in 2008 and was later acquired by Google in 2013.
And although the numbers look enviable, this year 2020 has affected the company to the point of laying off 5% of its global workforce, due to falling advertising revenue, due to low usage of that -Here in the middle of the health emergency. Likewise, the executive director of the company, Noam Bardin, announced that he would resign in early 2021.
If you haven’t heard of the Waze or at least not to the point of trying it, we leave the link below in case you want to take a look: