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Google sets Photo Sphere, Street View on Google Maps free so you can embed them on your website

Google sets Photo Sphere, Street View on Google Maps free so you can embed them on your website

Google is now allowing developers to embed Photo Sphere in addition to Street View images in Google Maps on their own websites. The capabilities are now part of the Google Maps Embed API. Previously, web developers were able to embed a Photo Sphere that they had captured, but not public ones. The...
Views update brings comments and +1s to photo sphere shares on Google Maps

Views update brings comments and +1s to photo sphere shares on Google Maps

Google announced that it updated the views inside Google Maps to make it more interactive for viewers who love to see photo spheres. Now, with the update, you can add your +1 and comments to a photo sphere to let the photographer know how much you appreciate their images. Google Maps product...
Surround shot

The Google+ Photo Sphere community is a work of art

Get immersed in Photo Spheres We love Photo Spheres. They're fairly easy to take, and with the right subject and a little careful planning they can be spectacular. And now that even more phones can take them — thanks to OEM solutions and the Google Camera app — there are even more people taking...
Surround Shot UI

The Galaxy S5 has a great Photosphere mode, but you have to download it first

Samsung's Surround Shot add-on lets you take Photosphere images Many Android phone makers have developed their own take on Google's Photosphere — the feature on Nexus phones which lets you take 360-degree panoramic images. LG has its VR Panorama, HTC has Panorama 360 on the One M8, and Samsung...
Android Central

Create your own Street View from photospheres

Turn your own uploaded photo spheres into an interactive map you can share with anyone There is no Street View of Sleepy Creek Lake in eastern West Virginia. Shame, because it's really a beautiful place. Up until today, I could say it was because Google just hasn't made it 30 miles into the back...
Photosphere compass mode

Photosphere compass mode viewer backwards compatible to Froyo

Viewing Photospheres is now as much fun as taking them with the new compass mode Photospheres are a real killer feature of the Android camera. Getting a full 360-degree panorama makes you feel like you're in the scene, and the folks at Google have been hard at work making them better and better...
Google Photosphere tutorial

Google releases new Photosphere tutorial video

Googler chimes in in our forums with tips to improve your Photo Spheres. We're slowly seeing more and more emphasis being put on Photo Spheres, and Google is offering a few tips with a new tutorial video. Between software improvements for taking Photo Spheres in Android 4.3 and new ways to...
Google Maps Views

Contribute your Photospheres to Google Maps with new 'Views' page

New web tool makes it fun to browse and simple to upload your own Photo Spheres. Google is making both submitting and viewing Photospheres on Google Maps a little more intuitive and beautiful today with the launch "Google Maps Views". As an upgrade over what Google offered previously for Photo...
Photosphere

Android 4.3 improves Photosphere alignment and exposure

The Photo Sphere team has been hard at work correcting errors and fixing inconsistent colors With yesterday's event came the official announcement of Android 4.3, and the incredibly fast push to get this latest OS version out to devices everywhere. There were many changes included in the newest...
Android Photography: Lions, Tigers and Photo Spheres… Oh my!

Android Photography: Lions, Tigers and Photo Spheres … Oh, my!

One of the most interesting things we added to the Android Central forums over the past week was a brand-spankin' new Android Photography section. From cameras like the Samsung Galaxy NX, to device vs. device camera shootouts, this section has it all for anyone that uses their Android device as...

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