Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
2785 posts

Uber Geek


  # 590682 5-Mar-2012 14:15
Send private message

AFAIK you can only see accurate date information when you're viewing the images in the Google Earth application.

Edit: Sorry, the regular web-browser version now has the month\year of the image at the bottom of the screen, looks like that's new too.
 
The "new" image outside my place is November 2009. I guess there must be an imense amount of processing required for all that data.

Actually, I'm pretty sure they're the same images as a year ago, but they do look a lot crisper, maybe they've just been reprocessed at a higher resolution?
 




3539 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 590686 5-Mar-2012 14:19
Send private message

stevenz: AFAIK you can only see accurate date information when you're viewing the images in the Google Earth application.

The date info. on the picture of a house we used to own was deadly accurate as I can tell from the "For Sale" sign that was outside at that time.  However, I've noticed previously that Google Earth gave much more accurate dates.  Maybe they have fixed StreetView now to be just as accurate?





 
 
 
 


227 posts

Master Geek


  # 590789 5-Mar-2012 16:28

That's impressive! I'm using Google Maps on my Android and the resolution on street view has improved ten fold, it's now almost usable on the wee screen.

540 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 590810 5-Mar-2012 17:16
Send private message

trig42: Cool, finally we are there, and nice HiRes pics too. I notice that all car License plates are blurred out. Hope they had software to do that horrible job.


Its not perfect though.  If you go past driveway and look back on an angle then the resolution is good enough to read plates that haven't been blanked.

http://maps.google.co.nz/?ll=-41.305742,174.818832&spn=0.000825,0.001206&t=h&z=20&layer=c&cbll=-41.30568,174.81888&panoid=r4fuJSexIrdWk6ajIPvhZg&cbp=12,144.06,,2,4.78


1598 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  # 590940 5-Mar-2012 22:25
Send private message

wongtop:
trig42: Cool, finally we are there, and nice HiRes pics too. I notice that all car License plates are blurred out. Hope they had software to do that horrible job.


Its not perfect though.  If you go past driveway and look back on an angle then the resolution is good enough to read plates that haven't been blanked.

http://maps.google.co.nz/?ll=-41.305742,174.818832&spn=0.000825,0.001206&t=h&z=20&layer=c&cbll=-41.30568,174.81888&panoid=r4fuJSexIrdWk6ajIPvhZg&cbp=12,144.06,,2,4.78


You mean like this: http://maps.google.co.nz/?ll=-41.305742,174.818832&spn=0.000615,0.00142&t=h&layer=c&cbll=-41.305801,174.818787&panoid=cBpJHSgCVQqL5RHMrtj2xw&cbp=12,79.36,,3,7.5&z=20    ?

113 posts

Master Geek


  # 592689 9-Mar-2012 10:36
Send private message

They month is right as my house is November 2009. Looking at photos we have, due building garage I can narrow it down from 5-10 November.

Of the 4 or so times I saw the car drive past, once two mornings in a row along the same street, I have only made it on StreetView once. Though it's quite funny as I'm at work and you can see me on StreetView and then look at the Aerial Imagery and you can see me from there too.

The better resolution is great. Can actually see things and read things on it now.

Hope they continue to drive round and get the new images up faster. Also would love to see historical StreetView like Aerial imagery on Google Earth. Have suggested it but as usual Google weren't communicative.

606 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  # 597829 20-Mar-2012 18:08
Send private message

If you would like to know the exact date that they came to Kingsland, Auckland:
http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=80&topicid=47788
 
According to this, they were originally only going to be up to a year from October 2009 to make the new imagery live. 

 
 
 
 


1316 posts

Uber Geek


  # 599543 24-Mar-2012 18:47
Send private message

My house still has pictures from 2007!

before my trampoline got stolen and my dad cut down the only productive thing in our garden, my apricot tree.





43 posts

Geek


  # 599559 24-Mar-2012 19:37
Send private message

Tried the 3D feature but couldn't get it to work with my Real 3D glasses (ex-Embassy Theatre!). What are the requirements?

269 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 599597 24-Mar-2012 21:45
Send private message

You need the good ol' red/cyan glasses. Real3D glasses work on light polarization. Your monitor does not have the ability to emit alternating polarized light.

1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Arlo unveils its first video doorbell
Posted 21-Oct-2019 08:27


New Zealand students shortlisted for James Dyson Award
Posted 21-Oct-2019 08:18


Norton LifeLock Launches Norton 360
Posted 21-Oct-2019 08:11


Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards results
Posted 18-Oct-2019 10:18


Logitech introduces new Made for Google keyboard and mouse devices
Posted 16-Oct-2019 13:36


MATTR launches to accelerate decentralised identity
Posted 16-Oct-2019 10:28


Vodafone X-Squad powers up for customers
Posted 16-Oct-2019 08:15


D Link ANZ launches EXO Smart Mesh Wi Fi Routers with McAfee protection
Posted 15-Oct-2019 11:31


Major Japanese retailer partners with smart New Zealand technology IMAGR
Posted 14-Oct-2019 10:29


Ola pioneers one-time passcode feature to fight rideshare fraud
Posted 14-Oct-2019 10:24


Spark Sport new home of NZC matches from 2020
Posted 10-Oct-2019 09:59


Meet Nola, Noel Leeming's new digital employee
Posted 4-Oct-2019 08:07


Registrations for Sprout Accelerator open for 2020 season
Posted 4-Oct-2019 08:02


Teletrac Navman welcomes AI tech leader Jens Meggers as new President
Posted 4-Oct-2019 07:41


Vodafone makes voice of 4G (VoLTE) official
Posted 4-Oct-2019 07:36



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.