Using Computer Vision and Street View to Map Urban Change

Researchers at MIT have been using computer vision to look at Street View and map urban change over time. Read more about it on Maps Mania. The original paper from MIT is here and a map of several US … [Read more...]

Street View comes to Malta and greater coverage in South Korea

Thank you to GEB reader Adino for letting us know that the island nation of Malta is the latest country to get Street View. We also discovered that South Korea has received expanded coverage. Street … [Read more...]

Using Street View Cars to Measure Air Quality

For the past few years, Google's Street View cars in some locations have not just been taking photos, but have also been measuring air quality. We first looked at this back in 2014 then again in 2016. … [Read more...]

Street View comes to Ghana and Senegal

Google has recently added Street View for the countries Senegal and Ghana. Some of the imagery is as old as 2015. Street View coverage for Ghana. Street View coverage for Senegal. The Great … [Read more...]

New Street View coverage 2016

Today we are looking at progress made by Street View in 2016. The map below shows not just changes to Street View but also some other changes Google has made to Google maps over the course of the … [Read more...]

Street View comes to Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands

Thank you to GEB reader Adino for letting us know that Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands recently received Street View. You can see our 'Street View changes map' below: Street view changes … [Read more...]

Street View comes to Albania and Montenegro

Thank you to GEB reader Adino for letting us know that Albania and Montenegro have recently received Street View. Street View changes between October 3rd, 2016 and November 11th, 2016. Red: new … [Read more...]

Komodo Dragons in Street View

Google has just released Street View imagery of Komodo Island, Indonesia, as well as significantly increasing the coverage for the rest of Indonesia. There are also a number of new underwater Street … [Read more...]

Street View Tour Maker by Steven Ho

Steven Ho, whose excellent work we have covered many times in the past, has recently produced a tool for creating Street View tours. The tool and details on how to use it can be found on his blog … [Read more...]

Sheep View

Google Street View coverage has been increasing at a steady pace for the last few years, with new countries being added every few months. There are, however, still many places that do not have Street … [Read more...]