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Google Street View Mapping Grand Canyon For Your Viewing Pleasure

Have you ever wanted to go to the Grand Canyon, but considered it too much walking? If so, you worry me. But luckily for you (and all of us who just want to see the Grand Canyon on our work break), Google is bringing Street View there, using its camera backpacks and some employees exploring. Sure, photos can’t capture the real beauty, but it’s a damn… Read more

Google Street View Backpack Is Android Powered And Heavy

There are many places where people want Street View, but the Google trucks can’t drive. Sometimes, they can’t even get a bike to traverse the area. So what do they do? Make an Android powered backpack with a ball of cameras above your head. This will allow them to collect street view data in places previously impossible to get to with their cameras…. Read more