Google is improving Street View with better cameras and AI


A decade and 80 billion photos since the launch of Google’s Street View program, the company is now revamping its mapping vehicles with all-new camera systems and AI to capture even better imagery of pretty much every publicly accessible space on the planet. An obvious benefit of the new system, which includes eight new cameras and was rolled out last month, is prettier pictures in Street View with sharper details and more vibrant colors. But Maps vice president Jen Fitzpatrick told Wired that it’ll also help improve indexing and thereby enable Google …
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