Iterating off the Street View car and the Street View “tricycle”, Google has built another contraption to record the physical world for the Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
They’ll be driving a Street View Snowmobile around the Games for maps. Dan Ratner, the mechanical engineer behind the “trike”, also built this one.
It’s been able to capture everything from snow runs on the Whistler Blackcomb Mountains, the top of 7th Heaven chairlift, and a couple of peaks where alpine skiing events start.
You can check out this video on it below:
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