How does google do the street view tihng???

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  1. fattoto25

    fattoto25 Banned

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    i mean how does the street view thing work??
    does a google person come to your street and take a picture for like every 7 feet? and how do they get a picture of a high way o.o
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    LOL

    they have a car that drives along.

    on top, theres this huge thing with like 10 cameras pointing all directions.

    they just keep taking pictures!

    (i think theres 2 cars actually, i drove next to it once

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    OHH!!! LOL!!! i saw my dads car at my street when i looked at street view...
    i wish i saw that thing
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    ya they pretty much explained it but there are several dozen of them cars discovery channel did a specail on it when they started and they had a warehouse full of those cars, and they just started driving around taking pics of everyspot on the world
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    lol so thats how they achieve such great coverage.
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    they drive around in someweird cars, with liek tall cameras above them, and just keep taking pictures

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    It's the same way with Windows Live Maps, but that uses a plane and has a bird's eye view from all directions. Looks good
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    Haha i just checked that out it looks awesome.
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    Yes that's it little car with big cameras on it. I had it go by my house a couple weeks ago. Quite cool though.

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