Street View

Disney Theme Parks Now On Google Street View

According to an announcement made by Google, all of Disney’s US theme parks are now available on Google Street View.  Users have the ability to take visual Street View tours of parks outside the US, such as those in Paris and Shanghai. The idea behind Street View allows users to take a virtual walk around almost all of …

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Google’s Latest Search Update Gives Art Lovers A Deeper Dive Into The Masterpieces

There is a brand new update for art-related searches that began rolling out on May 31 by Google. In the announcement, The Google Search team has joined the Google’s Arts and Culture team in order to improve how their systems “understand and recognize” artwork, which in turn will offer more relevant results. “When you search an artist …

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Google Maps Gets Faster, Smoother Scrolling In Street View

Are you tired of that weird “navigation arrow” found in Street View?  Well, Google is replacing that with a smoother “blue link” that will allow users to swipe and scroll through images more quickly. Here’s an example of what we would normally see (on mobile): Although I wasn’t able to get the new look myself, …

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Google Street View Goes “Miniatur” To Capture Hamburg Model Train Exhibit

For those who who haven’t heard of Miniatur Wunderland, before, it’s a massive model railroad exhibit in Hamburg, Germany.  The exhibit covers over 1,300 square meters (which equates to 14,000 square feet) and is reportedly Hamburg’s most popular tourist attraction. Miniatur Wunderland began it’s run back in 2000, and features eight sections that show off different …

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Google Business Views To Change To Street View Trusted

In case there are those who have forgotten, Google has sent out an email reminder the other day intended to remind those involved in the Google Maps Business View program that there are some upcoming changes.  Basically, Google Maps Business View will be renamed Street View Trusted.  With this change, Some of Google’s policies will …

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Report: Apple Using Camera-Equipped Minivans To Capture Map Data

How much do you think Google has invested into their Google Maps and Street View services?  More than likely, probably hundreds of millions of dollars would be a safe bet.  It looks like Street view’s serves a double folded purpose.  Not only does it give users the ability to look around on Google Maps and …

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