Google takes Portuguese start-up for 360-degree photography over




The acquisition was publicized made ​​through the website of Digi Sfera. The amount involved was not disclosed with the acquisition, but it is clear that the employees of the Portuguese start-up set to work to improve Google’s Street View. Google makes up for this service, 360-degree photos and that is exactly where Digi Sfera in specializing. It seems to be a ‘acquihire “in which to do it Google is mainly to workers rather than to the developed technology.

Through the acquisition, some services stop put Digi Sfera. Thus tagdienst PanoTag is no longer supported and the software can not be downloaded. The same applies to the service Marzipano, but the source code is made public under an open source license. With Marzipano it is possible to view ordinary photos into 360 degrees, with support for multiple browsers.


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