Sunday, October 18, 2009

The Google Maps Street View Trike

Google Maps, as many of you may be aware, has a "Street View" feature that lets you get an online advance look at where you're going while you're planning your trip in front of your computer. The Street View photos have been compiled over the years by an army of Google cars driving around the world and taking digital photos.

Google has now unveiled the Street View Trike, a three-wheeled 250-pound tricycle, to do the job of photographing places that are not accessible by car. Maybe this will help get them further along in implementing the "Bike There" feature?

This video shows the Google Maps Street View Trike in action. You can suggest places for them to take the Trike at:

Thanks to Krista from our Rocky River store for forwarding this story, via the Huffington Post!

1 comment:

  1. I think that's Brent pedaling that thing...that's where he went! :)