Would you like to be a Google StreetWalker?

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Yurt
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Would you like to be a Google StreetWalker?

Post by Yurt » 07 June 12 10:59 am

Apparently they are setting up hikers to go where cars can't so to make StreetView more 'complete'.

Good job if they are offering but you'd have to be fit to haul around that gear I'd reckon.
Google strikes first in Apple maps war
The search giant is sending camera-equipped planes out over several cities and dispatching hikers with camera backpacks to beef up its Maps service for areas that aren't easily reached by its Street View cars.

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Re: Would you like to be a Google StreetWalker?

Post by Mr Router » 07 June 12 6:42 pm

:shock: big brother is getting closer

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Re: Would you like to be a Google StreetWalker?

Post by Big Matt and Shell » 07 June 12 10:49 pm

That will be cool, imagine the GZ's you will be able to see on steetview!

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Re: Would you like to be a Google StreetWalker?

Post by Tuena » 08 June 12 10:13 am

I'd rather be a Google StreetWalker than the other kind - at least I'd earn some mun. :roll:

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Re: Would you like to be a Google StreetWalker?

Post by akkatracker » 08 June 12 11:01 pm

Yurt wrote:Apparently they are setting up hikers to go where cars can't so to make StreetView more 'complete'.

Good job if they are offering but you'd have to be fit to haul around that gear I'd reckon.
Google strikes first in Apple maps war
The search giant is sending camera-equipped planes out over several cities and dispatching hikers with camera backpacks to beef up its Maps service for areas that aren't easily reached by its Street View cars.
They should strike a deal with some Geocachers- therefore they would get the interesting places covered quickly

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Re: Would you like to be a Google StreetWalker?

Post by Captain Terror » 09 June 12 1:32 am

Why bother going outside, if you can get some other poor bugger to do it and you sit at home and do it virtually? I don't really see a reason or purpose for it other than one-upmanship.

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