Now you can be a part of the crew that helps Google Maps and Street View show what your neighborhood looks like, and you don’t even have to drive around in the Google car!
The 360Penguin from 360Rize has been given the nod for producing images for Google Street View. That’s right! For under $300 you can be taking images, working toward your own Google Street View Trusted Badge! 360Rize is a Street View trusted agency.
What’s it take?
Our camera surpasses the quality standards that Google requires. All you need to do is invest the time into getting the images Google wants.
They want your images to have no significant stitching errors. The 360Penguin minimizes that possibility by doing all of the stitching in the camera. Our stitching process is completely onboard. You don’t have to worry about any of the post production side. With two 210-degree lenses allowing for 420 degrees to form the 360 degree sphere, you’re well-covered. No need for stitching software.
All you have to do is grab some nice outdoor shots. Go inside and ask to take just a couple images, and you are on your way! If you happen to be looking for a bit of side income, you can work your way to getting that Trusted Badge and then have your services listed on Google’s page.
How do you do it?
So, how do you get those shots Google is looking for? Simple. All you need is a 360Penguin and a tripod. Connect to your phone and use the app to make sure your shot is just as you want it. Follow Google’s guidelines to make sure you have a solid image. Take a couple shots, and you are all set!
Download your images and submit them to Google. If they like them, and if they are on the list of what they need, You’ll find yourself with a copyrighted image on Google Street View!
Be safe and create some great 360 content to help visitors find really cool places!
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