Quantcast

All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Street View’

Google Gives Us A Street View Tour Of Lucas Oil Stadium

Google has posted an interactive photo tour of Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts. The company says this is the first imagery of of inside an NFL stadium in Google Maps, leading us to believe there will be more to come. “With this new interactive, 360 degree imagery, you can march out of the tunnel and down the …

Read More

Google Street View Hits The Wii U

Nintendo announced on Thursday that Wii Street U powered by Google is now available in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U. This is an app that lets users access Google Street View, and view 360-degree imagery of locations all over the world using the Wii U GamePad controller’s motion controls. Users can also use the touch screen to type in …

Read More

Look At Google’s Beautiful New Grand Canyon Street View Imagery

Google continues to expand its Google Maps Street View coverage into more and more interesting places. While things like “The Gates of Hell” may not actually be real, Google has recently expanded imagery for Hawaii, the Arctic, Zoos, Tsunami-ravaged buildings, and the ocean floor, to name a few. In June, Google unveiled Trekker, a tool designed to capture imagery for …

Read More

Did Google’s Street View Pinpoint The Gates Of Hell?

A reddit user shared an interesting find on Google Maps Street View. If you go to the point: 30.744344, -88.103524, it returns a location along Interstate 65 in Alabama. In the shoulder there is a mysterious orange blob. If you zoom in, you see some very weird imagery. Here are a couple different angles: This is when you rotate to …

Read More

Google Takes Street View To More Places In Israel

Google announced on Thursday that it is now publishing Street View imagery for hundreds more cities, towns, village, heritage sites and tourist attractions in Israel. These include: Safaed, the coral reef in Eilat, the lowest point on earth at the Dead Sea, Acre, Tiberias, the Sea of Galilee, Capernaum,Tel Meggido, Mamshit, Shivta, Bet She’an National Park, Tzippori, a nature reserve …

Read More

Google: We Didn’t Kill That Donkey. Don’t Assume About the Fate of the Ass, You Asses

Google has a history of running over animals with their Street View team. Ok, maybe not a “history,” but they have done it before. Years ago, Google was forced to make a public response regarding a Street View still of what appeared to be Bambi lying dead on the side of the road. They admitted that one of their drivers …

Read More

Google Business Photos Used By 100,000 Businesses

While many of us were pre-occupied with Facebook’s big unveiling of Graph Search on Tuesday, Google let out a little tidbit of information about its own local search offering: over 100,000 businesses have used the Google Business Photos feature since it officially launched a year ago. This is essentially Street View taken inside of stores. “With the use of high-quality …

Read More

Google Dispatches Street View Cars to Sandy-Ravaged Areas, Some Residents Incensed

Is Google simply doing its job, and providing accurate Street View maps to its millions of users around the world? Or are they being incredibly insensitive? Some residents in Stalen Island are incensed over Google’s attempt to document the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. The company has deployed a fleet of their Street View cars to snap shots of the …

Read More

Walk Through Tsunami-Ravaged Buildings In Japan On Google Maps

Google announced that it has added indoor imagery from buildings hit by the 2011 tsunami in Japan to Google Maps, as well as its Memories for the Future site. Google worked with four city governments in the Tōhoku area to get the imagery, which was collected using the same technology the company uses for its indoor business photos. They were …

Read More

Wii U Gets Google Maps And Street View In Early 2013

Nintendo is going all out with an information blowout this morning across three separate Nintendo Directs in Japan, the US and Europe. The Japanese Nintendo Direct already aired, and featured some gameplay from titles like Lego City: Undercover, Pikmin 3 and Dragon Quest X. The real surprise, however, is that Google Maps is coming to the console. At the tail …

Read More

Instant Street View Is Almost Awesome

It just got a lot easier to view Street View imagery. Instead of going to Google Maps and hunting for the area you want to see, just go to Instant Street View, which Google itself has named “Map of the Week”. It’s not perfect. Some of the addresses we tried put us in the right vicinity, but down the street …

Read More

Google Street View Goes To Taronga Zoo and Luna Park

Google announced a couple of new Street View offerings in Australia today: Taronga Zoo and Luna Park. “We’ve used our Street View technology to bring you new 360-degree imagery of the animals, attractions and surrounds of Taronga Zoo and Luna Park in Google Maps,” says product manager Nabil Naghdy. “This imagery covers almost everywhere in Taronga Zoo (as long as …

Read More

Page 6 of 10« First...«45678»...Last »