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Google Maps Rolls Out Zoom Navigation in Street View

For avid Google Maps users, here’s a cool feature which combines two recently introduced features of Google Street View – Smart Navigation and the option to browser user-contributed phots in Google Maps.  What the new Google Street View feature does is to let users navigate between similar-user contributed photos.

So, if users submitted their own photos with zoom-in images of a particular landmark, others can navigate through the layers of this photos giving a zoom-in functionality to Google Street View for landmarks and important tourists spots.

Users would know that an image in Street View has close-up photos when a small set of the zoom polygons are displayed at the top of the photo viewer. Users can click through these polygons to view the zoomed-in photos.

Here’s a quick video demonstrating this new Google Maps Street View feature:

 Google Maps Rolls Out Zoom Navigation in Street View
Arnold Zafra writes daily on the announcements by Google, Ask.com, Yahoo & MSN along with how these announcements effect web publishers. He is currently building three niche blogs covering iPad News, Google Android Phones and E-Book Readers.
 Google Maps Rolls Out Zoom Navigation in Street View
 Google Maps Rolls Out Zoom Navigation in Street View

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