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Google has released version 6.0 of the Maps application for Android, bringing with it the ability to view inside certain locations in the US such as airports and shopping centres.
Detailed floor plans automatically appear when you’re viewing the map and zoomed in on a building where indoor map data is available. The familiar “blue dot” icon indicates your location within several metres, and when you move up or down a level in a building with multiple floors, the interface will automatically update to display which floor you’re on. All this is achieved by using an approach similar to that of ‘My Location’ for outdoor spaces, but fine tuned for indoors.
The below video provides an overview of the solution:
You can read more on the official Google blog - http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2011/11/new-frontier-for-google-maps-mapp...