Info on the Google Street Cameras that came through Portland

Some more information from Cnet's News blog based on this earlier post (Google Street View has come to PDX):

May 31, 2007 4:09 PM PDT

The camera behind Google's Street View

If you've been playing with Google's new Street View feature–that $25 billion time suck–you may well have wondered how the heck they took those 360-degree images while driving down the street.

The camera used by Immersive Media for Google's Street View images.

(Credit: Immersive Media)

Well, wonder no more. Thanks to our good friend Xeni Jardin at Boing Boing, we now know that many of the images, at least those shot outside the San Francisco Bay Area–were shot using this fairly disco-ball-esque device by the outside contractor, Immersive Media….READ MORE

2 Responses to Info on the Google Street Cameras that came through Portland

  1. Notorious Kelly October 10, 2007 at 5:07 pm #

    My car is on there!

    kinda fun Wheeeeeeeeeeee!

    Notorious Kelly

  2. Julian Chadwick October 10, 2007 at 7:06 pm #

    Yeah, I found my former car on there also…before the move to flex car.

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