A road junction in Manchester, England, showing nine different angles. 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.What is Google Maps?
Google Maps History. Google Maps first started as a C++ program designed by two Danish brothers, Lars and Jens Eilstrup Rasmussen, and Noel Gordon and Stephen Ma, at the Sydney-based company Where ... Functionality. ... Implementation. ... Discontinued features. ... Mobile app. ... Potential misuse. ... Comparable services. ... See also References. ... External links. ...How does Google Street View work?
When these vertical slices, from multiple perspectives, are stitched together in a linear sequence, a panoramic Street View is created. Google uses a pose optimizer library to reconstruct camera data using input from the camera's GPS, accelerometers and rate gyroscope sensors.