May 27, 2007

Is Google forging ahead with Google Street View?

Will the gloves come off at Where 2.0 as speculation mounts that Google will announce even more functionality in their geospatial offerings.. this time maybe with Google street view?? According to ZDnet (http://blogs.zdnet.com/Google/?p=584)the company has been registering domain names that could imply just that. The following names have been secured:
GOOGLE-MAPS-STREET-VIEW.COM
GOOGLE-MAPS-STREET-VIEW.NET
GOOGLE-MAPS-STREET-VIEW.ORG
GOOGLEMAPSSTREETVIEW.ORG
GOOGLESTREETVIEW.COM
GOOGLESTREETVIEW.NET
GOOGLESTREETVIEW.ORG
It's no secret that to date Microsoft has dominated the "street view" space, serving up impressive street-level mapping for many major city centers... remember this http://preview.local.live.com/? Microsoft will be presenting at Where 2.0 in a session titled "Building out a 3D World".. perhaps we'll hear more about their plans at this one. Google developer day sessions can all be browsed here: http://code.google.com/events/developerday/mv-sessions.html

1 comment:

noisycity said...

I added all the best "Google Street View" here : http://www.geo-trotter.com/cat-street-view.php.