" />
Technology

Microsoft’s Streetside coming to European cities soon

Microsoft’s Streetside coming to European cities soon

In brief

Streetside, Microsoft’s answer to Google Street View, has begun to gather street level imagery in Europe. Microsoft’s Streetview service currently only exists in fifty-six US cities.

The task of mapping Europe’s streets commenced today when cars equipped with special cameras began rolling out across London. Other locations in Europe, likely including Dublin, are expected to be recorded in the near future.

Unlike Google’s Street View service, Microsoft only plan to include major cities in their street level mapping efforts, ignoring rural areas at least in the immediate future.

With Microsoft already so far behind Google in terms of street level mapping services, this latest move may become another step too little, too late for Microsoft.

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Technology
@darrenmccarra

Darren McCarra is co-editor of The Sociable. He has a keen interest in photography, all things mobile, and writing about technology and social media. You can follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

More in Technology

Storiad the sociable

Storiad: a new digital chapter for the book industry

Jess RappNovember 23, 2017
SaaS ottawa

AI will be major focus at Canada’s largest SaaS gathering in Ottawa

Tim HinchliffeNovember 20, 2017
systems transactions

The systems, securities and solutions behind your everyday transactions

Ben AllenNovember 20, 2017
wifi krack

What WiFi’s KRACK attack means for you and what you can do about it: interview

Sam Brake GuiaNovember 20, 2017
hearts and arrows

Hearts and Arrows Diamonds – What Makes Them So Popular?

Kavinesh ArumugamNovember 16, 2017
cancer ai

First coding and now cancer, AI is transforming the healthcare industry

Nishtha SinghNovember 16, 2017
logistics amazon

3 Logistics Startups Helping Businesses Stay Competitive in the Amazon Era

Zac LavalNovember 14, 2017
zuckerberg president

Zuckerberg is running for president, even if he never runs: KU interview analysis

Ben AllenNovember 13, 2017
bitcoin blockchain

Trust no one: the story of Blockchain and Bitcoin

Omar ElorfalyNovember 10, 2017