Competition of Google Street View

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Google Street View is the most extensive street view service in the world, but there are others who provide more specific coverage of certain areas:

Africa[edit]

It was launched on April 7, 2014 when Marrakesh, Essaouira, Errachidia, Agadir were added. On May 19, 2014 Rabat and Meknes were added. In July 2014 Casablanca, Al Hoceima, Beni Mellal, El Jadida, Fes, Kenitra, Khouribga, Tanger, Mohammadia, Nador, Oujda, Safi, Salé, Settat will be added.

Asia[edit]

It was launched on October 15, 2013 when Mumbai, Delhi-NCR, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Surat, Jaipur, Goa, Kolkata, Agra and Pune were added.
On 14 January 2014, Chandigarh and Bhopal were added.
On 17 February 2014, Amritsar and Patna were added.
On 3 July 2014, Lucknow was added.
The rest of 39 cities that will be released are Ajmer, Alibag, Allahabad, Aurangabad, Bhavnagar, Bikaner, Cochin, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Jalandhar, Jamnagar, Jamshedpur, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kota, Lonavala, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mangalore, Meerut, Mussoorie, Nagpur, Nashik, Patiala, Raipur, Rajkot, Rishikesh, Salem, Solapur, Udaipur, Ujjain, Vadodara and Varanasi (all of them marked currently with grey dots).
  • Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Russian company Yandex, offers street view for Astana and Almaty.[5]
  • South Korea South Korea: Daum provides street view coverage for large parts of the country including both urban and rural areas.[6] Also Naver Maps offers street view and plane view for large parts of the country.
  • Thailand Thailand: MapJack provides street views of the south of the country.[7]
  • Vietnam Vietnam: Phophuong360.vn offers street view for some streets of Ho Chi Minh City. The panoramas are also available on Google Maps via Photosphere. WONAV offers street view for selected locations (Vũng Tàu, Hanoi etc.), and panoramas are also available via Photosphere.
  • North Korea North Korea: Singaporean photographer Aram Pan created a website called DPRK 360 that provide panoramas of many points of interest.[8]

Europe[edit]

Central America[edit]

  • Panama Panama: La Autoridad Nacional para la Innovación Gubernamental (AIG) provides street view for several locations in Panama.[27] It was lunched on May 14, 2014.[28]

North America[edit]

Oceania[edit]

South America[edit]

  • Argentina Argentina: Two Argentine analogues also exist, one is called Mapplo,[31] which is claimed to be the first street view in Latin America.[32] Fotocalle, another Argentine project, is claimed to be the first street view service in the world to provide HD pictures.[33]
  • Chile Chile: Chilean company Publiguías released a service similar to Google's Street View in December 2010 called "Street Diving". It currently offers views of Providencia and Santiago communes, with plans to expand it to other communes in the future.[34] XYGO launched a street view service in April 2011 marginally covering seven cities.[35] It now covers over 50 cities and claims to have coverage for 240 communes of Chile, which they will be releasing periodically.[36]
  • Colombia Colombia: Colombian site Topmedellin.com offers street view for some streets in Medellin and Cartagena.[37]

Worldwide[edit]

  • The Mapillary project [38] is collecting crowd sourced images from users and amongst displays them in a navigation-friendly manner on their website. There is a Developer API.[39] The thumbnails are licensed liberally under the CC BY-SA license [40]

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