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Streetview Cars Revolutionise Detection of Gas Leaks

Google’s Streetview cars can do more than take pictures: they can map gas leaks as well. New Scientist reported on a project in which three Streetview cars were fitted with methane detectors and deployed in Boston, Indianapolis and Staten Island. The project is the result of a partnership between an organisation called the Environmental Defense Fund and […]

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Google Streetview’s Off-Road Trekker Could Boost Tourism

Google maps continues to develop, and Streetview is parking the car and going off-road with a backpack. The New York Times accompanied a Google team recently on their tour of New York’s Liberty Island. The results should be online within months, and will also include Ellis Island. Meanwhile, Google is offering to lend the backpack kit, called the Trekker, to […]

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