How Google Street View Works (Video)

How Google Street View Works (Video)

Google Japan has put together this gorgeous piece of stop motion video explaining how Street View works. It features a cute little robot puttering around town in a world that secretly I want to live in, taking film photographs and painting over license plate numbers with a brush.

The video is part of a drive to make the product less troublesome to people concerned about their privacy.

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Shh. Here's some distraction