|Better cameras means better photos and source data for Google's machine learning capabilities.|
|The main ball, with seven 20MP cameras. There are also two Velodyne Lidar Pucks mounted at an angle.|
|The HD camera that captures building data on the left and right of the car.|
Google Street View has been taking photos since 2007, and its fleet of Street View vehicles include cars, snow mobiles, trikes, and a trolley that captures photos indoors in places like museums. The camera rig has even been outfitted onto a backpack to take images of places that aren’t easily reached by vehicle.
We’ve reached out to Google for additional details on the new rig’s rollout.