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Decoded: Why Google needs local companies to view Indian streets

Street View is a virtual representation of the streets and the surroundings on Google Maps, consisting millions of panoramic images, which create a real-world experience

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Google first introduced its Street View feature in 2007 in several cities in the USA

Sourabh Lele New Delhi
Google maps on Wednesday launched Street View in India in partnership with Tech Mahindra and Genesys International. It is the first time in the world that the service will be handled completely by local partners. The tech giant announced the collaboration at the launch of the feature, which has been 11 years in the waiting.

What is Street View?

Street View is a virtual representation of the streets and the surroundings on Google Maps, consisting millions of panoramic images, which create a real-world experience. The feature allows users to have a 360-degree view of streets, tourist spots, restaurants and landmarks

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First Published: Jul 28 2022 | 8:58 PM IST

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