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Street View Resolution Updates?

Jared Cherup [PersonRank 10]

Wednesday, February 24, 2010
9 years ago2,493 views

While browsing this area in Google Maps I noticed that all the intersections on the road are in higher resolution than anywhere else.

Can anyone confirm? Perhaps there's a resolution update coming?

High – maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&h ...

Low – maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&h ...

mbegin [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

Wow, looks pretty nice – You can even zoom in and it looks pretty good!

It might be the "NEW cameras with 3d Imaging equipment"? blogoscoped.com/forum/166308.h ...

Sasa [PersonRank 1]

9 years ago #

Its not same imaginary. It's different day ... maybe they change their cameras. You can see on second image that is rainy, and in first image is clear sky.

Jared Cherup [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

True, but if you'll notice, it only in the intersections in the area.

que [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

At the intersection, it has 3 levels of zoom as opposed to any other street view image which only has 2 levels. And the zoomed images are clearer at the intersection as well. Maybe that particular image didn't get processed or down-scaled like all the other ones probably are? I've always thought that the actual images from those high-end cameras have to be much better than what we actually see in street view.

Jared Cherup [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

Turns out, I'm not the only one who noticed this.

columbus-ite.com/2010/02/14/hd ...

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