Official Street View Website

For Google's official website on Street View locations (present and future) and much more, go to:

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

SMAPs is over.

SMAPs, a website providing geographical information from New Zealand, has permanently closed, according to its website. Google Maps New Zealand has been listed as an alternative website.

SMAPs has therefore been replaced wth a new Google Maps feature in New Zealand's top real estate website TradeMe, and like so many other real estate websites, a Street View mode has been added, since Street View now has imagery all over New Zealand.
This was done, according to, because SMAPs could not update as quickly as Google does. TradeMe probably wants to be as efficient as possible, so it seems obvious that Street View has been added.

No comments: