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Slick new interface for Bing Maps Streetside views

A few months ago Microsoft released a video demo’ing its plans for Streetside – immersive street level photography in Bing Maps. These changes have now gone live in Bing Maps beta. Gone are the Google Street View-like 360 degree bubbles … Continue reading

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New, Chernobyl panoramas on Yandex Maps

Yandex, the Russian web giant has released a remarkable set of 360 degree Street Panoramas in the area around Chernobyl, Ukraine. Coverage extends from roads outside the nuclear power plant to the nearby abandoned ghost town of Pripyat. Until the … Continue reading

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Explore historic sites in Italy and France with Google Street View

Google goes off-road again in newly released photos taken from the Street View trike, with some impressive panoramas taken inside and around UNESCO listed historic and archaeological sites in Italy and France. The Colosseum in Rome: Emperor Augustus’ palace on … Continue reading

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New Google Street View Imagery of Gardens, Parks and Colleges

I mentioned previously what I thought was the biggest flaw with Google’s Street View – the lack of off road imagery.  Appears Google understand that,  and in the latest attempt to catalogue every bit of information about everything, Google has … Continue reading

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Street View Zombie Game

Enter an address, and try to outrun a bunch of Zombies in Google Street View in this fun if ever-so slightly buggy game from Mike Lacher.   For best results the game requires a modern browser like Chrome. Street View … Continue reading

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What Would You Do if You Saw the Google Street Car Coming Your Way ?

A neat movie showing two guys running out of their van and jumping on top to pose when they see Google’s Street View car approaching.    Remarkably the whole sequence was caught by the Street View car itself, and someone … Continue reading

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Italian Street View Rival

Although Google occasionally use their Street View to capture off road panoramas, the technology remains pretty firmly tied to the car. For many cities, this approach of sticking to traffic congested roads, isn’t exactly seeing them at their best. The most … Continue reading

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Red Bull Gives you Street Art

Red Bull are sponsoring a new, collaborative website – www.streetviewart.com. which shows street art found in Google’s Street View panoramas. You can navigate to individual artworks through markers shown on a map. There are options to find works by specific … Continue reading

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