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Saw this gem in another WGAN Forum Discussion ...
✓ 2018 is the Year of Google Street View
It deserves its own discussion ...
Originally Posted by @Metroplex360
This is BIG THINKING from @Metroplex360.
Please go make it happen in 2018.
This would create HUGE VALUE for the Matterport Community.
Happy New Year,
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|That is some forward thinking (dreaming) @metroplex360 ! It would be a major leg up for FB if that integration could happen. Here's to hoping 2018 is the year to be in this industry.|
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|Yes! That would be awesome!|
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|There's gotta be a secondary platform for panoramic tours that cover the real world. Yes, Google has years of backlogged tours that have been generated -- however, the imagery needs to be maintained and images from 2015 are dated in quality. This is the sort of thing that a major player like Facebook can get involved with. Facebook has the marketing platform to support monetizing it and making a rewarding platform.
I cannot think of anyone else who might do it. OpenStreetMap.org could do it, I suppose -- or I could imagine Facebook making a hefty contribution to the platform and partnering with them.
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