Google Maps Wants You To Create Street View Images

Dec 10, 2013 • 8:26 am | comments (1) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Maps
 

Pegman Google MapsGoogle announced that they want you all to create their street view photos for them using photo spheres.

In short, using the Google Maps Views feature, you can upload photo spheres you created with your your Android phone or a DSLR and make them into 360 degree street view images to be seen directly on Google Maps.

Here is a screen shot of the Views editor:

Google Maps Views

Evan Rapoport, Product Manager, Google Maps & Photo Sphere, created this photosphere and converted it into a Street View image:

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Comments:

menachem rosenbaum

12/11/2013 07:06 am

looks like Google has a budget or scaling problem they need to mass outsource street view

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