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Thursday, June 9th, 2005, 12:11 pm

Google to Map San Francisco in 3D

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Google take their satellite maps service one step further:

…trucks would drive along every San Francisco street using the lasers to measure the dimensions of buildings, to create a 3D framework onto which digital photos can be mapped…

One wonders if they can acquire full-colour information. Perhaps their 2-D, top-down pictures can be mapped onto 3-D surfaces. We shall wait and see.

In other news, Google Maps have come under fire recently.

One Response to “Google to Map San Francisco in 3D”

  1. *michael parekh on IT* Says:

    COME FLY WITH ME… One of the most popular posts on this site since its inception was a piece titled

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