Google's Street View equipment

As Google continues to expand to new locations documented in its Street View service, it has developed new equipment to help get into places that its Street View cars can't go, including the Trike, Trolley, Trekker (backpack) and Snowmobile.

The Google Maps Trolley collects Street View imagery of Canada's House of Commons
The Google Maps Trolley collects Street View imagery of Canada's House of Commons
The Google Maps Trolley collects Street View imagery of Canada's House of Commons
Looks like the Google Street View team mapped my office while I was in a meeting <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/pmharper/8634375911/in/photostream" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:http://ow.ly/jTTn1" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">http://ow.ly/jTTn1</a> @googlecanada
Looks like the Google Street View team mapped my office while I was in a meeting http://ow.ly/jTTn1 @googlecanada
Looks like the Google Street View team mapped my office while I was in a meeting http://ow.ly/jTTn1 @googlecanada
The Trolley in the Hall of Honour, Centre Block
The Google Street View Trolley in the Hall of Honour, Centre Block
The Trolley in the Hall of Honour, Centre Block
The Trolley tours the Library of Parliament
The Google Street View Trolley tours the Library of Parliament
The Trolley tours the Library of Parliament
Jonathan Chang, 27, rides the Google Street View trike around Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto.
Jonathan Chang, 27, rides the Google Street View trike around Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto.
Jonathan Chang, 27, rides the Google Street View trike around Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 06: Luc Vincent, Google Engineering Director for Street View, demonstrates a backpack camera called Trekker during a news conference about Google Maps on June 6, 2012 in San Francisco, California. Google announced new upgrades to Google maps including a feature to download maps and view offline, better 3D mapping and a backpack camera backpack camera device called Trekker that will allow Street View to go offroad on hiking trails and places only accessible by foot. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Google Holds News Conference
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 06: Luc Vincent, Google Engineering Director for Street View, demonstrates a backpack camera called Trekker during a news conference about Google Maps on June 6, 2012 in San Francisco, California. Google announced new upgrades to Google maps including a feature to download maps and view offline, better 3D mapping and a backpack camera backpack camera device called Trekker that will allow Street View to go offroad on hiking trails and places only accessible by foot. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 06: Luc Vincent, Google Engineering Director for Street View, demonstrates a backpack camera called Trekker during a news conference about Google Maps on June 6, 2012 in San Francisco, California. Google announced new upgrades to Google maps including a feature to download maps and view offline, better 3D mapping and a backpack camera backpack camera device called Trekker that will allow Street View to go offroad on hiking trails and places only accessible by foot. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Google Holds News Conference
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 06: Luc Vincent, Google Engineering Director for Street View, demonstrates a backpack camera called Trekker during a news conference about Google Maps on June 6, 2012 in San Francisco, California. Google announced new upgrades to Google maps including a feature to download maps and view offline, better 3D mapping and a backpack camera backpack camera device called Trekker that will allow Street View to go offroad on hiking trails and places only accessible by foot. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Karen Tuxen-Bettman is the project leader for Google Street View's first foray into Nunavut.
Karen Tuxen-Bettman is the project leader for Google Street View's first foray into Nunavut.
Karen Tuxen-Bettman is the project leader for Google Street View's first foray into Nunavut.

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