How do you get to street view on Bing maps?
by google map or google earth
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There is a new Google Maps interface which if you allowed at somepoint becomes the default. There is still the old "classic" GoogleMaps whch has the street view peg man icon w…hich you're lookingfor. The new Google Maps interface doesn't have the "peg man" icon onthe right-side of the map any more, but if you click on the mapthen a popup showing the closest address appears also with a"Street View" button if available.
They actually took those pictures by driving a truck with a weird many-lensed camera like a huge bug eye down those streets and then joining the images together. Someplace on …Google Maps (or maybe in a news article on another website--I forget) there's a page that explains that and shows a picture of the truck. That's why the street views aren't available everywhere yet. You could probably learn more by googling Google Maps Street View. they drove cars around with cameras on the roof and took very high quality pictures. street view is amazing, thank you google for giving it to us.
Street View in Google Maps: Drag the orange "pegman" icon from the navigation control onto themap to enter Street View mode. If blue lines appear on the map thenthose lines i…ndicate where street view is available [not all areashave street view]. Also, in the new Google Maps interface when you double-click on themap or a placemark the pop-up window sometimes contains a Streetview button. For more help visit Google's Street View Help Center (in relatedlinks below).
Basically drag the orange " pegman " icon from the navigation control (on upper-left corner) onto the map to enter Street View mode at that location. See related links belo…w.
According to Google Maps's behind the scenes website, there areGoogle Maps cars that drive around with cameras and other equipmentmounted on them. These cars constantly take p…ictures of where theydrive. These pictures are what you see on Google's street view.Google has been mapping street view in the United States since2007, and has even started doing street view in other countries.
Only museum views for Greece have been added to date. Both theMonastery of Saint John the Theologian and the Acropolis Museum inGreece were added to Google Street View through… the Google ArtProject in 2012. Street View is not yet available in all countries. Greece as listedis one that will be added in the future. The world is a big placeand Google is striving to cover the entire world, but it takestime. New countries are added as often as possible. Google usually has partners in the various countries that drive thecars around taking pictures then send results back into the Googledata center for processing. You can see the list of worldwide coverage of Street View inrelated links below.
Street view photos are updated on a continuous basis, but there isa tradeoff between adding new cities and keeping the existingstreet view imagery current. More new cities are… added every day inaddition to existing imagery being updated, but it may be severalyears until a given city is updated. See related links for more details including list of cities bycountry where Google's fleet of Street View cars are currentlydriving.
Street View was launched in May 2007 so no photographs are older than that.
Google Earth and Google Maps show the most current Street View photos available in a given area whether they're 2011 or 2010. There is an option to show 'historical imagery' …for Street View photos in Google Maps by checking the clock icon under the address but not yet in Google Earth. In Google Earth, you can enable 'historical imagery' under View menu and choose to see the satellite imagery for previous years.
As of April 30, 2011, Streetview was updating images in New Orleans, see related link below.
Street view photos are taken by Google-enabled cars and vans thatdrive through the pubic streets.
The original Street View service was developed and demonstrated in 2002, but not by Google, but rather by an Irish inventor Tony Kelly. His website (see related link) was up a…nd running several years before Google.
In Google Earth
Back in early 2010 Google announced that it had been the victim of a cyber attack originated from China that resulted in compromised Gmail accounts and stolen intellectual pro…perty. Google had threatened to leave the Chinese market, but later that year China renewed it's Google License and Street View Rolls Again. Because of this interruption there is very little Street View imagery for China except for Beijing, Hong Kong, and possibly few other major cities. Currently, Street view maps in China are leased from a provider named Mapabc , which is located in Beijing. See related links below to jump to an example Street View image in Beijing, China.
Street View was launched in May 2007 so no photographs are older than that. Google is updating its imagery database on an ongoing basis so the images vary depending on the are…a. Google Maps normally shows the imagery date on the bottom left of the image. Likewise, to see the image date in Google Earth you first need to enable the 'Status Bar' option in the View menu. Likewise Bing Streetside eye-level imagery varies on the area as well but the date is not displayed. Streetside was launched in December 2009.
To enter Street View in Google Maps just drag the orange " pegman " icon from the navigation control (on upper-left corner) onto the map at the desired location. As you dra…g the "pegman" icon over the map -- lines in blue will show you where Street View imagery is available.
In Google Earth
Google currently only provides the latest Street View imagery for a given area. There have been requests by many users to provide "historical" imagery for Street View. Easi…er said than done since there would be a need for lots of storage for the vast amount of street view imagery. Just keeping the latest high-resolution street view imagery is costly enough. As disks get faster and cheaper over time Google may provide this capability in the future.
Google maps allows one to view a street map of whatever location you enter.