Google brings the Iditarod to Street View

IMG_0521 Alaska is home to one of the toughest endurance events in the world: the Iditarod — a 1000+ miles dog sled race across the vast wilderness that is the U.S.’s northernmost state. Most of us will never get to see this race in person (or participate in it), but you can now experience a part of the race with the help of Google Street View. Last year, Google put its Street View Trekker… Read More
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Mapillary raises $8M to take on Google’s Street View with crowdsourced photos

Screen Shot 2016-03-03 at 14.08.03 A startup out of Sweden called Mapillary is using crowdsourced photos to create an open sourced and more intelligent version of Google’s Street View, and today it announced a Series A round of funding from an impressive list of backers to help make that ambition a reality. The $8 million from Atomico, Sequoia, LDV Capital, and PlayFair will be used to expand operations outside of… Read More
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