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Monday, February 24th, 2014

Google Street View comes to India

Google Street View is a technology featured in Google Maps and Google Earth that provides panoramic views from positions along many streets in the world. It was launched on May 25, 2007, in several cities in the...

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Google Street View Lands in Manila

Google has just set new sights on the Philippines, bringing people around the world close to some of the country’s ancient fortresses and historic churches. On Tuesday the tech-giant began capturing images of the Philippines for Street...

Monday, October 14th, 2013

New Mobile Mapping System from ACTRIS

With the strong support of SBG Systems, ACTRIS revolutionizes GIS data collection method by releasing VIAPIX, a vehicle-borne image-base mapping system. The company chose the IG-500E for real-time image georeferencing. This miniature inertial sensor directly merges inertial...

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Google Begins Mapping Japan’s Nuclear Exclusion Zone

Google is hoping to bring the displaced residents back home – at least virtually – using its street view technology. The tech giant began today the process of digitally mapping neighborhoods closest to the nuclear plant, dispatching...

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Google Releases Building Interior Images for Japan’s Tsunmai Stricken Region

Google was quick to release Street View images of the areas stricken by the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Today, they've followed up with detailed 360-degree panoramas of the interior damage that still exists in the...

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Google Launches the World Wonders Project

Google has launched the World Wonders Project to allow for the interactive exploration of places around the globe, using Google’s StreetView functionality. The new interactive site includes a slideshow of the places that have been captured,...

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Take a Virtual Vacation with Google Street View in Thailand

Google's latest Street View mapping projects let users take a stroll in the lush Amazon rain forest or the recuperating cities of Thailand, shining a spotlight on both deforestation issues and disaster recovery. Google has documented local...

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Tencent’s Online Maps Bring StreetView to China

The Chinese search engine Soso.com has added a Google-esque ‘StreetView’ feature to its online maps. It launched over the weekend, and initially covers just three areas – the modern city of Shenzhen; the ancient Tibetan capital, Lhasa...

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

Quick Action Helps Google Win Friends in Japan

Google, a Web giant worldwide but long a mere runner-up in Japan’s online market, has harnessed its technology to raise its brand and social networking identity in this country. Google was also quick in the early hours...

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Google Suspends Street View Mapping in India After Police Raise Concerns

Police in southern India have halted Google from taking pictures of streets for its popular Street View services until it gets approval from the federal government. T.Sunil Kumar, a senior police official in the technology hub of...

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