EveryScape: Google Street View killer?
You can navigate through the streetscape by clicking on green arrow buttons. Where information is available, you can also click on icons to find out what buildings you're looking at, which is a nice feature. There's a sample streetscape of the area around San Francisco's Union Square up on EveryScape's website. Here's a little screengrab we did (the graphics are actually a bit more fluid than the video suggests, but our video capture software prefers low framerates.
Based on the sample, the images appear to be more detailed than Google Street View, with no visible gaps between images.
EveryScape plans to add more cities, starting with Boston, New York and Seattle. While the streetscapes will be photographed by EveryScape photographers, the site also plans to use photos submitted by users to flesh out their offering
[via O'Reilly radar]