Google's Fusion Tables Gets New Features, UI Makeover & Streamlined Experience

I had the chance to meet, talk to and thank Google’s Rebecca Shapley last month at #nicar12 in St. Louis. Rebecca is the product manager for Fusion Tables, a tool, platform and playground that I’ve used quite extensively over the last year to make maps, store information, and most of all experiment with.

Rebecca mentioned that Fusion Tables was due to get some new features in the coming months and my curiosity was piqued. Well, the new features are here … along with a streamlined user interface … and a smoother user experience.

All in all, some of the new features in it’s Experimental UI mark a graduation of sorts for Fusion Tables.

Here’s what I’ve found thus far: