Street view sight-seeing comes to Canada
- October 8, 2009 1:04 PM |
- By John Bowman
By John Bowman, CBCNews.ca.
Google Street View has been live in certain Canadian cities for just over a day, and people have been busily combing the virtual streets looking for interesting sights capture by Google's camera cars.
Some people are pointing out errors in Google's information, such as l'avenue du Parc in Montreal being translated "Park Avenue," even though Google Maps leaves the original French intact. Other errors show problems with Google stitching together images from their camera cars.
One Street View "game" involves finding glitches in Google's face-blurring algorithm, like blurred out hubcaps, or faces on statues and billboards, like this Walmart ad in Toronto.
Have you found anything strange on Street View? Leave links in the comments.
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