Google I/O 2013 – Project Ground Truth: Accurate Maps Via Algorithms and Elbow Grease



Andrew Lookingbill, Michael Weiss-Malik In 2008, Google began project Ground Truth. Its goal was to map the world from authoritative data sources, via a …

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7 Replies to “Google I/O 2013 – Project Ground Truth: Accurate Maps Via Algorithms and Elbow Grease”

  1. That's so insanely smart.. creating algorithms to detect street signs and business logo's..i like how the guy speaking was using a mac at a google presentation.. lol. The top down fish-eye view should be a feature on the actual google maps that can be enabled at the users will.. It's a cool feature to play with. also knowing that theres a team of operators that does nothing but fix roads in maps is pretty incredible..
    A great idea for this would be to use this data with autonomous driving

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