Street View Coming to Iceland

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Street View Coming to Iceland

Icelandic data information company Já, which operates the website ja.is, including the Icelandic online phone book, today launched an experimental project to produce 3D images of Icelandic streets for the online street directory on ja.is.

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Photo: Páll Kjartansson/Iceland Review.

The idea for the project, called Já 360, is based on Google Street View, a service which isn’t offered in Iceland.

Director of Já told Fréttablaðið that preparations for the project are in the early stages. The photography equipment was recently shipped to Iceland and tests begin today.

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