from user Ulisses888
On May 22nd, members of the Panoramio team will be in London to celebrate again with the London photography community. If you're in town (and trust the weather to hold!) we invite you to join us at Google's London office for a BBQ and informal gathering of London's photo community. Space is limited to 75 people, so get yourself registered!
New high resolution:
We have added a significant amount of new satellite imagery in Ecuador, Peru, Senegal, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, India, Iran, Bangladesh, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, and The Philippines. Additionally, we have new 2.5m imagery for part of Western Australia
Updated Imagery: Americas: - USA: LA, San Diego, Houston, Miami, Chicago and Milwaukee area suburbs, New York City area suburbs, much of coastal New Jersey, and Harney County (Oregon).
Europe, Middle East & Africa:
- England: Isle of Man, Suffolk - Spain: Madrid - Portugal: Lisbon, Guimaraes, Porto, Sevilla, Coimbra, Costa del Sol, Costa Blanca - Italy: Milan - France: Toulon, Montbeliard - The Netherlands: AssenAsia & Oceania:
- Armenia: Yerevan - Australia: Melbourne, DarwinUpdated Terrain: - Westport, Ireland- Hawaii- Puerto Rico
In the last couple months, we've brought you 14 new Street View cities. Now we're touching up Manhattan, one of the first locations we launched. The new imagery is more recent; for example, we now have the appropriately-named New Museum in the Bowery in its near-complete state:
We also have sharper images -- check out Times Square:
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or the arch in Washington Square Park:
And in our new images you can look upward, so now you can fully appreciate Manhattan's many skyscrapers:
We're also taking this opportunity to test our new face-blurring technology on the busy streets of Manhattan. This effort has been a year in the making -- working at Street View-scale is a tough challenge that required us to advance state-of-the-art automatic face detection, and we continue working hard to improve it as we roll it out for our existing and future imagery. Here are just a couple examples from the bustling streets of Manhattan: