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.

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

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