is building a new app that will unify user-submitted photos under the Street View banner.
The new Street View app, coming in mid-August, will pull in oto Spheres, which are 360-degree panoramas, images submitted through the Views program. The Street View app will combine all of these so you can see any of your past submissions or upload new images to Maps. It will replace the dedicated oto Spheres app on iOS.
At launch, will support the NCTech iris360 the Giroptic 360cam, which can capture 360 degree images. Such features are among the major draws places on Maps that you may otherwise never visit in person.
y this matters: relies on photo submissions to bolster its mapping efforts. Sometimes contributions go badly, as the infamous urinating Android episode illustrates. However, cameras are a big focus at , as indicated by the mp platform.