A Camel Can Be A Cameraman?

To expand its Street View footage for Maps, Google strapped its Trekker camera onto a camel to capture imagery from the Liwa Desert. By doing this, footage of the desert in the United Arab Emirates was captured without having an impact on the environment.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Google has strapped a camera on a camel to get Street View footage of a desert for Maps. 00:06

  2. A camel with a camera on its back is how Google Maps got footage of the Liwa Oasis. 00:19

  3. Google Maps has Street View footage from exotic locations, like the Colorado River. 00:38

Written by Curiosity Staff July 23, 2015