Crowdsourcing competition for Street View

The Swedish startup; Mapillary; working on an app to upload photos of their surroundings to the user. The images are later available to all users, now over 44 million photos found in the database.

On the company’s servers a 3D view of buildings, roads or attractions will be created from the individual photos, even if only individual perspectives were shown to the user images. The result is indeed not yet as liquid as Google Street View, but allowed in many regions already have a basic orientation.

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Mapillary wants to establish itself as an alternative to Google Street View and Co.. Faces and license plates are made unrecognizable as its big brother. The app is available for different platforms already on; free download; ready. The makers, however, are dependent in turn on the participation of the users.