It may seem hard to believe, but Google’s Street View technology just celebrated its tenth anniversary earlier this year. Launched on May 29, 2007, Google Street View began providing ground-level, 360-degree street views in five U.S. cities. Street View went international in 2008, expanding to France, Italy, Japan, and Australia; by 2010, Google had expanded Street View to every continent, including Antarctica. In 2012, Google added the ability for certain smartphone users to create and upload their own 360-degree panorama photos to be publicly viewed in Street View, and by 2014 Google was offering historical Street Views, which allowed...Read More
Author: Phil Reese
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