Google Street View has come to Russia - Cell phones
On the map service Google Maps appeared panoramic photos of Russian cities. This was reported in received in the Tape.ru" press release. First published panoramas of Moscow, St. Petersburg and several cities of Moscow and Leningrad regions, the full list of which is given in the blog Russian Google. Also on the card is available multiple images of the Central regions of Kazan. To see a panorama simply by dragging the orange icon of a person with the zoom bar to any street or as close map. Panoramic images will also appear in the Google Maps app for Android-based devices. Google notes that when viewing pictures of the streets adjacent to the Tretyakov gallery and the Hermitage, the user can click the double arrow on the map and navigate inside these buildings. So he will see panoramic photos of interiors and exhibits made part of the Google Art project. The first reports of the shootings by Google appeared in Russia in September 2011. It was only about the shooting of the attractions for which there is a special section on Google Maps. The Street View service, which Google takes to the streets of major cities, was launched in may 2007. Today it includes images from all continents, including Antarctica. Similar service of the Russian company "Yandex" is called "Panorama". The first images in the "Panoramas" appeared in September 2009. To date, the service presents a panorama of more than 200 cities of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Turkey..