Google Updates Select Locales With High-Res Imagery
Not surprisingly, the London Olympic Games are juiced up, with new satellite imagery of the Olympic Park / Village. The new 45° imagery update includes coverage for 21 U.S. cities and 7 international locations, including Munich, Germany, and Chicago, Illinois. The full list of updated locales is below, and you can bet that Google's mapping rivals are paying close attention. We suspect we're in the early stages of a one-upping contest on the map side, and for avid travelers, that's a pretty exciting notion.