Google street view rivals using Leica camera?

Discussion in 'science, nature and environment' started by Mrs D, Jun 23, 2018.

  1. Mrs D

    Mrs D . Banned

    Saw a car today with some Leica gubbins mounted on the roof, saw it again a few minutes later coming back the other way so I assume it’s doing some street mapping ala google street view but presumably for someone else. Bing perhaps? Is anyone else doing street view stuff? I really need to know so I can check out myself looking at the camera car.
  2. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    Sure it wasn't some kind of Leica promo? It would seem a bit of overkill to use such expensive optics for the relatively modest requirements of street view scenes.
  3. farmerbarleymow

    farmerbarleymow Sweetcorn fiend

    I saw one the other week, but it passed too quickly to enable me to read the signage on it. But it wasn't google.
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  4. Mrs D

    Mrs D . Banned

    After some more googling I managed to find it. It’s a product from Leica Geosystems that is used by third parties like the Highways Agency for survey work: Leica Pegasus:Two Mobile Sensor Platform

    Sadly this means my picture probably won’t be on the internet
    Last edited: Jun 23, 2018
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