그리고 체코 공화국(Czech
Republic)의 경우엔 상당히 의외라고 생각되는데, 동유럽에서는 최초이면서도 상당히 넓은 지역의 데이터가 취득되어 있네요.
그런데... 올해 5월경 구글에서 스트리트뷰 소개 사이트를 만들고, 그곳에 현재 촬영중인 지역을 볼 수 있는 페이지도 삽입했다는 글이 올라왔었는데, 지금 이 사이트는 닫혀 있네요. 무엇때문일까요? 요즘 여러 나라에서 프라이버시 문제때문에 구글 스트리트뷰가 고생을 하고 있고, 심지어 일본에서는 재촬영에 들어가기까지 했다고는 들었지만, 그런 문제는 아닐 것 같고... 아무튼 좀 그렇네요.
a former Toronto resident, one of the most enjoyable experiences I look
back on is taking in the city from a street car gliding along Queen
Street West. From my perch high atop cars and cyclists it afforded me
the chance to see vibrant, colourful shops, parks and developing
residential communities. I'm happy to share that we've expanded our
coverage of Street View on Google Maps to include parts of Canada, so others can virtually experience that same street car ride.
you might expect, I am quite a hockey fan - which is why I'm excited
that today we're also launching brand new imagery in the Czech
Republic, another hockey "hot"spot. You can see some of the beautiful
landmarks of Prague, such as the famous Charles Bridge:
In Canada, we're thrilled to be partnering with several organizations for this launch:
City of Vancouver
- With the world coming to this great Canadian city for the 2010 Winter
Olympics, explore what it has to offer using Street View and plan your
Tourism British Columbia
- Using Street View imagery embedded on pages throughout their site,
plan your trip to the province hosting the 2010 Winter Games
Tourisme Montréal - Get down to street level and find out why this is considered one of North America's most unique cities
Heritage Toronto - Explore Toronto's storied buildings, museums and iconic structures
ChicWalks.com - Take a shopping tour of top fashion cities using Street View
also consulted with the data-protection authorities in Canada and the
Czech Republic, and have made user privacy a priority. The imagery was
gathered from public roads, and is not real-time. Identifiable faces
and licenses plates are blurred automatically, but we also allow any
user to flag an image for removal by clicking on the "Report a problem" link at the bottom of every Street View window.
with Vancouver, Squamish and Whistler, today's launch includes imagery
from Banff, Calgary, Kitchener-Waterloo, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal,
Quebec City and Halifax. If you're disappointed that your hometown or
your favorite vacation spot isn't featured yet, sit tight: we're
working to add new places!
you want to virtually wander the next Olympic city, or feel like you're
strolling across one of Prague's historic bridges, we hope you enjoy
exploring Canada and the Czech Republic like never before