This is a list of online mapping services that provide 360-degrees panorama around the world, it is grouped by region.
Worldwide [ edit ]
Google Street View is the most comprehensive street view service in the world, it provides street view for more than 40 countries worldwide. The
Mapillary project is collecting crowd sourced images from users and amongst displays them in a navigation-friendly manner on their website. There is a Developer API. [1 ] The thumbnails are licensed liberally under the CC BY-SA license. [2 ] The crowdsource nature allows the imagery to be updated more rapidly than alternatives, and local knowledge gives access to areas and routes that are not possible for large corporations. [3 ] Microsoft
Photosynth users are able to view and generate their own 3D panoramas. [4 ] [5 ]
It was launched on April 7, 2014 when
Marrakesh, Essaouira, Errachidia, Agadir were added. On May 19, 2014 Rabat and Meknes were added. In October 2014 Fes, Casablanca and Ifrane were added. Future locations are: Al Hoceima, Beni Mellal, El Jadida, Kenitra, Khouribga, Tanger, Mohammadia, Nador, Oujda, Safi, Salé, Settat.
China: Tencent at Map.qq.com offers street view many cities around China including Shenzhen, Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Nanjing, Suzhou, Fuzhou, Xiamen, Xi'an, Chengdu, Kunming, Wuhan, Lijiang, Dali, Sanya, Wuyuan, Ürümqi, Harbin, Changchun, Gobi Desert, including Lhasa and other small populated places, [6 ] and is currently in the progress of expanding its coverage to other cities in China.
India: A local service called WoNoBo offers street view for some Indian cities. WoNoBo is 360-degree-view platform and it facilitates the creation of local communities online. It also enables local businesses to have an online, social presence. [9 ] [10 ]
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).
Armenia: 360yerevan offers street view panoramas for large parts of Yerevan.
Belarus: Belarusian company Interfax.by offers street view for Minsk, Grodno and Gomel: maps.interfax.by. Also Russian company Yandex, offers street view for Minsk, Brest, Gomel, Vitebsk, Magileu and Grodno. [15 ]
Belgium: CycloMedia offers a charged service providing street views of Flanders on pixel level with 10 cm accuracy.
Czech Republic: Mapy.cz offers street views in service called Panorama for almost whole Czech Republic using 72 Mpx camera in combination with 3D maps of chosen cities.
Denmark: CycloMedia offers a charged service providing street views of Odense, Aarhus and Copenhagen on pixel level with 10 cm accuracy. The Danish map-tool Krak offers their own version of street view in the largest Danish cities, including Copenhagen, Odense and Aarhus. [16 ] Nokia Maps or HERE offers street views of Copenhagen.
Finland: HERE/ Yahoo! Maps offers street views of Helsinki and other cities.
France: French website Urbandive.com or Mappy.com offers street views of major cities in France. Bing Maps offers street views for some cities. HERE/ Yahoo! Maps offers street views for some cities.
Germany: CycloMedia offers a charged service providing street views of over 50 cities in Germany on pixel level with 10 cm accuracy. Bing Maps offered street view for Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, Augsburg, Ingolstadt, Nuremberg, Fürth, Erlangen, Stuttgart, Pforzheim, Karlsruhe, Wiesbaden, Mainz, Düsseldorf, Essen and other locations until May 23, 2012. [17 ]
Greece: Greek company Kapou has introduced a similar system. [18 ]
Hungary: Romanian company NORC provided street view service for Budapest, Debrecen, Győr, Miskolc, Szeged, Hajdúszoboszló, Siofok and the rest of Lake Balaton's shores. The sites seems to be down since early November 2013. [19 ]
Italy: The site Tuttocitta.it offers street view for a large number of urban areas. Veniceconnected.it introduced a similar system for Venice including canal view: maps.veniceconnected.it/en/
Iceland: Já.is has announced that they were going to release Já 360° in 2013: http://ja.is/kort
Kosovo: Lokacion.com offers street view for Pristina. [20 ]
Latvia: Latvian website 1188.lv offered street view for Riga. [21 ]
Netherlands: CycloMedia offers a charged service providing actual and historic street views of the Netherlands on pixel level with 10 cm accuracy.
Norway: CycloMedia offers a charged service providing street views of Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim on pixel level with 10 cm accuracy. Norwegian web page Finn.no launched their own Street View service. There are 12 cities and towns available so far. The quality of the imagery seems better than the service offered by Google, and the images are more recently taken. Nokia Maps or HERE offers street views of Oslo.
Poland: CycloMedia offers a charged service providing street views of Warsaw on pixel level with 10 cm accuracy. Polish website Zumi.pl offers street view for different cities in the country. [22 ]
Russia: The first 360 degree panoramas project was started by real estate website Gdeetotdom.ru on March 17, 2008. Currently, it has street view panoramas for 62 cities in Russia. Russia's largest search engine [23 ] Yandex launched street view on September 9, 2009 maps.yandex.ru and maps.yandex.com. Street Panoramas at Yandex work for [24 ] Moscow, and more than 150 other cities in Russia. Yandex has also the street view of the entire motorway Moscow- Saint Petersburg. Also Yandex offers balloon view for Saint Petersburg. Regional portals for ru09.ru have street views for [25 ] Tomsk, [26 ] Novosibirsk and [27 ] Sochi. There are also local websites that offer street view: [28 ] Cityscanner.ru in Yekaterinburg and Properm.ru in Perm. In 2011 Cityscanner.ru launched a website sah.cityscanner.ru for Sakhalin Oblast with street view panoramas for Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Kholmsk, Korsakov and Aniva. [29 ]
Spain: HERE/ Yahoo! Maps offers street views of Madrid and Barcelona. Bing Maps offers street views for some cities.
Sweden: There are various Swedish street view analogues. The two most popular ones are the Gatubild ("Street picture") at Hitta.se with 29 cities, which launched in December 2008, and Eniro.se with street views of eight Scandinavian cities and three winter resorts, which launched in December 2009. CycloMedia Technology BV offers actual street views of the largest cities in Sweden e.g. Göteborg, Stockholm, and Malmö on pixel level with 10 cm accuracy. Nokia Maps or HERE offers street views of Stockholm.
Switzerland: GlobalVision launched VideoStreetView web-platform in December 2009. Accessible through VideoStreetView.com, the projects covers large parts of the country and displays 360° immersive images in full-video motion alongside dynamic maps. The public project is reportedly developing to other major cities and metropolitan areas around the world, [30 ] Dubai, Saigon and Bangkok, among others.
Turkey: Russian company Yandex offers street view for Ankara, Istanbul, Bursa, İzmit, Kuşadası, Didim and Izmir. In 2014 Antalya, Alanya, Manavgat, Fethiye, Marmaris, Afyonkarahisar and more other locations were added. Also a local service [31 ] Dunya 360 offers street view for Göynük and some other places. [32 ]
Ukraine: Russian company Yandex, offers street view for Kiev, Odessa, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Donetsk, Pripyat (well-known abandoned city near Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant) and other locations.
United Kingdom: Seety.co.uk provides coverage for London. Nokia Maps offers street views of [33 ] London. Bing Maps offers street view for London, Liverpool and Manchester. HERE/ Yahoo! Maps provides street view of several UK cities. Eye2eye Software has systematically photographed Britain in 360 degree panoramas and stills, publishing the collection as the school resource and home reference Eye2eye Britain.
Central America [ edit ]
Panama: La Autoridad Nacional para la Innovación Gubernamental (AIG) provides street view for several locations in Panama. It was launched on May 14, 2014. [34 ] [35 ]
North America [ edit ]
Canada: Microsoft's Bing Maps introduced Streetside in December 2009. It features selected areas in Vancouver and Whistler, British Columbia associated with the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.
United States: CycloMedia's mission is to cover the most populated areas in the US over the next 3 years (starting 2013) and keep them updated continuously. CycloMedia offers already street views of Jacksonville, FL, Orlando, FL, West Palm Beach, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Miami, FL, Fort Myers, FL, Fort Myers Beach, FL, Sarasota, FL, St. Petersburg, FL, Clearwater, FL, Tampa, FL, Tallahassee, FL, Pensacola, FL, Mobile, AL, Montgomery, AL, Biloxi, MS, Gulfport, MS, New Orleans, LA, Baton Rouge, LA, Houston, TX, San Antonio, TX, Austin, TX, Fort Worth, TX, Dallas, TX, Abilene, TX, Midland, TX, Odessa, TX, El Paso, TX, Las Cruces, NM, Tucson, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, Las Vegas, NV, Palm Springs, CA, Redlands, CA, Riverside, CA and San Diego, CA on pixel level with 10 cm accuracy. More cities will be announced via The Driving Dutchman blog. Streetside, EveryScape and MapJack provide street views of some cities. Mapquest had a street view service called 360 View, [13 ] which was discontinued in August 2011. HERE/Yahoo! Maps and Bing Maps provide street views of many cities across the US. [36 ] earthmine uses vehicle-mounted camera rigs to capture imagery and three dimensional data of the urban environment.
Oceania [ edit ]
South America [ edit ]
Argentina: Two Argentine analogues also exist, one is called Mapplo, which is claimed to be the first street view in Latin America. [38 ] Fotocalle, another Argentine project, is claimed to be the first street view service in the world to provide HD pictures. [39 ] [40 ]
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. [41 ] XYGO launched a street view service in April 2011 marginally covering seven cities. It now covers over 50 cities and claims to have coverage for 240 [42 ] communes of Chile, which they will be releasing periodically. [43 ]
Colombia: Colombian site Topmedellin.com offers street view for some streets in Medellin and Cartagena. [44 ]
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