Google updating street view
A number of countries have moved to restrict Google Street View over privacy concerns.Since it was launched in 2007 Street View has allowed people to see images taken by special camera cars on roads and paths around the country.But since addresses don’t just consist of numbers, which is why Google has been working to expand the system to include street names, too.The system is also capable of replacing abbreviations with full names (e.g.The Google Street View backpack that Blog Mickey spotted in Pandora looks like the same model as the one spotted in Disney parks last year.This is different than the bicycle model that has been used in some parks, including Sea World.
Google Street View has added all of the area theme parks in recent years, but even after the sightings early last year, Google Maps has yet to update the new in-park street view.
The effort will produce new ground-level views of the Fraser Valley, Greater/Metro Vancouver, Okanagan-Similkameen, Squamish, Capital, Nanaimo and Alberni-Clayoquot regions, Google said.
Each car records GPS location, speed and direction so that when the “pegman” icon (named for its resemblance to a clothes peg) is dragged to a street on a Google map, the view matches the map location.
The Google Street View backpacks are a smaller version of the famous Google Street View cars. theme park not to be featured on Google Street View.
The backpacks are used in areas that the cars can’t access, such as inside buildings or in national parks. The only Disney parks to have Google Street View are the two parks at Disneyland Paris.