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How does Google street view get images?
Google has people ride around in either cars or on bikes. These vehicles have a 360 degree camera attached to the top that take the pictures for the street view interface. Once processed by Google the images are made available to both Google Earth and Google Maps simultaneously.
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type in google t.k in your google and then theres the two top websites that get you onto google images
According to Google Maps's behind the scenes website, there are Google Maps cars that drive around with cameras and other equipment mounted on them. These cars constantly …take pictures of where they drive. These pictures are what you see on Google's street view. Google has been mapping street view in the United States since 2007, and has even started doing street view in other countries.
Here is one of Google's announcements of ending Street View supportfor Google Earth versions 5.x and older. . "With the most recent update to Google Earth (6.2), weare also f…inalizing our transition to a new method of deliveringStreet View imagery in Google Earth. This means, that the olderversions of Google Earth (anything before 6.0) will no longer beable to access Street View. We held off making this change untilnow, when the vast majority of Google Earth users are on 6.0 (orlater)." -- Google Jan 2012. . Basically, Google decided to improve the Street View interfaceswhich would be implemented in the current versions of Google Earthfor desktop and mobile platforms rather than keep supporting theolder (less efficient) method of accessing Street View.
Google currently only provides the latest Street View imagery for a given area. There have been requests by many users to provide "historical" imagery for Street View. Easi…er said than done since there would be a need for lots of storage for the vast amount of street view imagery. Just keeping the latest high-resolution street view imagery is costly enough. As disks get faster and cheaper over time Google may provide this capability in the future.
The original Street View service was developed and demonstrated in 2002, but not by Google, but rather by an Irish inventor Tony Kelly. His website (see related link) was up a…nd running several years before Google.
One can view live images on Google Earth by clicking on the 'Satellite' button when in Google Earth. This opens a live satellite image link to the area one is interested in.
Back in early 2010 Google announced that it had been the victim of a cyber attack originated from China that resulted in compromised Gmail accounts and stolen intellectual pro…perty. Google had threatened to leave the Chinese market, but later that year China renewed it's Google License and Street View Rolls Again. Because of this interruption there is very little Street View imagery for China except for Beijing, Hong Kong, and possibly few other major cities. Currently, Street view maps in China are leased from a provider named Mapabc , which is located in Beijing. See related links below to jump to an example Street View image in Beijing, China.
The people's faces and licenses plates in Street View are purposely blurred to help ensure the privacy and anonymity of individuals when images have been collected for Street …View. For details see related links below.
There are two ways you could just keep clicking on the street unless it doesnt let you (etc. small streets)i think there is a button of a small person at the bottom right of …the screen that lets you see street view (not too sure about that one)
Almost all of the "streets" in Venice are canals, as boats there serve the same purpose as cars and buses in land cities. It would not be impossible to equip a boat to do the …same job as cars do, to create Street Views. It just hasn't been done yet.
Street view photos are updated on a continuous basis, but there isa tradeoff between adding new cities and keeping the existingstreet view imagery current. More new cities are… added every day inaddition to existing imagery being updated, but it may be severalyears until a given city is updated. See related links for more details including list of cities bycountry where Google's fleet of Street View cars are currentlydriving.
Street View was launched in May 2007 so no photographs are older than that. Google is updating its imagery database on an ongoing basis so the images vary depending on the are…a. Google Maps normally shows the imagery date on the bottom left of the image. Likewise, to see the image date in Google Earth you first need to enable the 'Status Bar' option in the View menu. Likewise Bing Streetside eye-level imagery varies on the area as well but the date is not displayed. Streetside was launched in December 2009.
In Google Earth
Google recently stopped support for Street View in versions ofGoogle Earth older than 6.0. This means that Google Earth 5.1, 5.2,and older no longer access the Street View lay…er. Google announced that with the most recent update to Google Earth(6.2), it finalized the transition to a new method of deliveringStreet View imagery in Google Earth and dropped the older method ofdelivery in older versions of Google Earth (anything before 6.0). Download the latest Google Earth version to access the Street Viewimagery and other new features at related link below. Note the new preview version of Google Maps had removed the Orange"pegman" icon used to activate Street View, which made many usersreport that Street View was broken. The "pegman" icon has beenrecently added back due to popular demand.
You don't, follow the link below, click and drag the orange man in the corner to where you want to see and it should come up. See related question to use Street View either …in Google Maps on a web page or using Google Earth on the desktop.
The Dodeca 2360 camera is the camera Google Street View uses.
The Street View images that are used are not necessarily taken at the same time as the images that are used in the mapping version of these online tools. Therefore one might b…e a couple of years older than the other.