Google Does Street View Maps Of The Grand Canyon Using Trekker Camera-Backpacks

Google is now taking Street View snapshots at the Grand Canyon using Trekker camera backpacks.  As Google employees hike around the Canyon, they can gather images from all angles simultaneously.  Trekker is controlled using an Android smartphone.  The South Rim, Bright Angel Trailer, South Kaibab Trailer, and other locations of the canyon are being captured on a map.

Google Street View Backpack

[Google Blog]

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