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Monday, November 9, 2009

More Street View in Four Nations

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Today, four nations have received Street View; one nation, Mexico, has never had any imagery before. The five new locations are:
  1. Hawai'i, United States (Maui and Oahu)
  2. Mexican major cities
  3. Canary Islands, Spain
  4. Spain (mainland)
  5. Netherlands
Congratulations to the new Street View locations, and thank you to Google!

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Mexico Monday

According to VatorNews, Google is planning to add Mexican Street View imagery on Monday, November 9, 2009. The cities included are planned to be:

  • Cancún
  • Ciudad de México
  • Cozumel
  • Guadalajara
  • Monterrey
  • Playa del Carmen
  • Puerto Vallarta
Yesterday, Google Maps released their Mexican website, so it would be natural to add Street View immediately afterward.

Friday, November 6, 2009

Google Australia Team Poses for Camera

The Sydney Morning Herald has a video clip available on its website of the Google Australia team posing for their appearances in Google Street View.

Saturday, October 31, 2009

New Views in Australia

Next month, Google plans to start taking new photographs for Australian Street View to give users a more up-to-date experience.

See more information at the Google Australia blog.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Newer Zealand

Yesterday, Google New Zealand Blog announced that the Kiwi Street View imagery is scheduled for an update, this time with higher resolution photographs such as those in Europe and Canada. Also, face-blurring technology is planned to be implemented.

The first region to get the new photographs is Auckland, starting this week. So for those of you in New Zealand, as the National Business Review says, "Brush your hair and avoid massage parlours."

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Update! Mettre à jour! Aktualizovat!

Today, many of the streets of Canada and the Czech Republic are now visible in Street View! Here are the Canadian regions:

  • Banff National Park
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Hamilton, Ontario
  • Kitchener, Ontario
  • Montréal, Quebec
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Québec, Quebec
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Vancouver, British Columbia
And in the Czech Republic, the most coverage is in and around the Praha area, but then extends to Beroun, Brno, Mělník, Poděbrady, and Příbram.

I can't wait to see what these countries' streets have to offer! Thanks, Google!

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Confusing Crashes Caught

Jalopnik has put out a funny article about ten very confusing car accidents that have been found on Street View. They range from too many police officers to very poor parking. Take a look for yourself!

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Cute Google Animation

This video was recently released by the folks at Google Japan to show how the Street View process works.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

South African Street View

According to, Google SA is working to release Street View for South Africa. They seem to plan to release this imagery in time for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Toyota is teaming up with Google to provide the camera cars.