Apple hints at his own Street View variant




Apple hint that the company comes with its own Street View variant. The company announced on its website that it is in the UK, USA and Ireland are going to collect data, with ‘number plates and faces geblurd before they are published. ”

Apple logo Apple confirms not explicitly state that it comes with its own Street View service, but the company Photos said to make for its Maps service. That it additionally faces and license plates are blurren, is a big hint towards a Street-View variant.

The data will be collected between 15 and 30 June. At this time the photos will only incidentally in the United States, Ireland and the United Kingdom are made; it is unclear whether other countries will follow, and possibly also the Netherlands and Belgium.

Chances are that Apple is not just about taking pictures for Street View own variant, but also will collect data from Wi-Fi networks to allow better localization using WiFi triangulation. Incidentally, in 2012, was already the rumor that Apple with its own Street View would come.


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