Google Street View

Researchers can now make neighborhood voting predictions from Google Street View images

In a sign that computers will be able to perform image analysis as fluently as text analysis, a group of Stanford-based researchers were able to make accurate predictions about neighborhood voting pat

Google’s improved image blending means a more seamless Street View

Google is hard at work behind the scenes improving one of its ambitious technical projects ever – Street View. The company previously revealed that its been rolling out improved camera cars with bet

Oh, the places you can go with Google Street View

Google Street View uses in-house data-capturing tech that lets you see the world from the comfort of your own device. GSV allows us to see not only photos of certain gems on the planet, but provides n

Google brings the Iditarod to Street View

Alaska is home to one of the toughest endurance events in the world: the Iditarod — a 1000+ mile dog sled race across the vast wilderness that is the U.S.’s northernmost state. Most of us

Google Hauls Its Street View Cameras Up The Mont Blanc

Google recently took its Street View cameras to the world's largest model railroad. Today, it's going from small models to massive mountains with the launch of its new Street View imagery of the Mont

You Can Now Visit The World’s Largest Model Railroad In Street View

 Over the years, Google has taken Street View to a number of exotic places. Today, it’s stepping things down by launching a set of Street View images for the world’s largest model railwa

Google Brings Street View To The Ancient City Of Petra

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Google’s Street View Trekker Makes A Return Trip To The Galapagos Islands

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Google Brings New Street View Imagery To 40 Remote Islands And Underwater Locations

Google launched a new batch of regular and underwater Street View imagery today that lets you swim with humpback whales off the Cook Islands, dive with parrot fish off the coast of Bali, or walk on a

Google Street View Welcomes Aboard Its First Cruise Ship

Google has added the first sea vessel to Street View's roster of panoramically surveilled and stitched places, with a Royal Caribbean International cruise ship getting 20,000 close ups so that armchai

Google Street View Now Lets You Go Back In Time

Every day, Google’s Street View cars capture massive amounts of data and the company then publishes them on Google Maps at regular intervals. Until now, the only images you could see on Google M

Google’s New Street View Image Recognition Algorithm Can Beat Most CAPTCHAs

Here is an interesting conundrum for Google: it has created an algorithm that's significantly better at reading street numbers in Street View images, which helps it give you more accurate directions.

Google Street View Adds Panoramic Photos Of Angkor Wat

Google Street View now has 90,000 new panoramic images of Angkor Wat's famous temples. The gorgeous photos were taken during sunrise at more than 100 historic sites, including Bayon Temple and the Ram

From Static To Suggestive: Nokia’s Earthmine-Powered Vision For The Future Of Maps

Nokia is preparing to rev up its engines in the location space and drive towards the future of maps. The company whose name is still synonymous with mobile phones in certain parts of the world will ha

Google Takes Street View Inside Gatwick Airport, Its Largest Indoors Maps Use In Europe

Airports are perennially filled with exhausted people trying to figure out where they need to be. So enter stage left Google Street View. Google has stitched together more than 2,000 images taken insi

Google’s Street View Ups Its Panda Count, Adds 6 New Zoos

For quite a while now, Google has featured Street View imagery from zoos around the world. Today, the company decided to highlight some of these image collections on its <a target="_blank" href="https

Take A ‘Drive’ With Google Street View Using Leap Motion And Gesture Controls

A new project by Teehan+Lax, the Toronto-based design firm that helped created Ev Williams' Medium publishing platform, builds on its previous work with Hyperlapse to provide a way to navigate Google

Google Street View Hyperlapse Is An Experimental New Way Of Wandering The World

Google Street View is maybe one of the most interesting and under appreciated technical developments of the past decade, but it's all a little static when viewed through standard channels like Google

Google Street View Launches Imagery Of Deserted Town Next To Fukushima Nuclear Plant

Two years after the devastating Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, Google has launched <a target="_blank" href="">Street View images</a> of Namie-machi in the Fukushima exclusion

Google Releases Full Report On Street View Investigation, Finds That Staff Knew About Wi-Fi Sniffing

Earlier today Google released the <a href="">full report</a> of the FCC's investigation into the collection of  "payload data" from open Wi-Fi networks -- aka
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