An application to launch out Google Street View, an app via which an individual can explore tourist spots, cities, rivers, and hills employing 360-degree street-level and panoramic imagery, has been turned down by the government. This data was given by the Lok Sabha this week to the media.
Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, the union minister of state for home, claimed that Google had presented a suggestion for the government’s permission on the Google Street View in July 2015 which permits consumers to explore places all over the globe via 360-degree street level and panoramic imagery and have a look at public places.
“The administration has not approved the proposal,” claimed Ahir to a question in a written reply to the media. As per plans of the search behemoth, employing the app one can explore Indian tourist spots, cities, rivers, and hills via 360-degree street-level and panoramic imagery.
The Internet services major needed to cover most areas of the country via the app for Google Street View. The app explores areas all over the world via 360-degree street-level and panoramic 3D imagery. All that is snapped via the app is published online.
While it has been widely employed in Canada, the U.S., and many European nations, its usage in India was allowed for a handful of locations at the beginning.
Google had on a trial basis rolled out street view for most of the tourist places such as Red Fort, the Taj Mahal, Varanasi river bank, Qutub Minar, Mysore Palace, Nalanda University, Chinnaswamy stadium, and Thanjavur temple in association with the Archaeological Society of India.
Google Street View is a tech displayed in Google Earth and Google Maps. This app offers panoramic views from angles along most of the roads all over the world. It was rolled out in 2007 in various cities in the U.S.