Google to extend Street View operations in Malta
Google announced that it will extend Street View operations in Malta, to complete the imagery collection for its popular Street View feature, till the end of November.
Street View is a popular feature of Google Maps which was launched in May 2007 and is currently available across 77 countries. It allows users to virtually explore and navigate a neighbourhood through panoramic streetlevel images.
In the last six weeks Street View car successfully drove 1,500 km across the central and south-eastern parts of Malta and all around Gozo, taking 360 degrees pics of many locations, including heritage and touristic attractions, from La Valletta to St. Julian’s and Victoria and many others.
In the next weeks the Street View car will complete its drive through the southern and northern areas of the island. Operations will be concluded by the end of November.
Detailed updates on Street View car locations as well as general information about Street View will be provided a t https://www.google.com/streetview /understand/. Images collected will be processed and carefully stitched together, a technological process that can take several months. Users will be able to explore the imagery at a later date on Google Maps.