Google 'Streetview' trike and key that opens rear door, 2009

Google 'Streetview' trike and key that opens rear door, 2009 (tricycle) Google 'Streetview' trike and key that opens rear door, 2009 (tricycle) Google 'Streetview' trike and key that opens rear door, 2009 (tricycle) Google 'Streetview' trike and key that opens rear door, 2009 (tricycle) Google 'Streetview' trike and key that opens rear door, 2009 (tricycle) Google 'Streetview' trike and key that opens rear door, 2009 (tricycle) Google 'Streetview' trike and key that opens rear door, 2009 (tricycle) Google 'Streetview' trike and key that opens rear door, 2009 (tricycle) Google 'Streetview' trike and key that opens rear door, 2009 (tricycle) Google 'Streetview' trike and key that opens rear door, 2009 (tricycle) Google 'Streetview' trike and key that opens rear door, 2009 (tricycle) Google 'Streetview' trike and key that opens rear door, 2009 (tricycle) Google Street View Trike, made by Google, United States, 2009

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Google Street View Trike, made by Google, United States, 2009
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Google Street View Trike, made by Google, United States, 2009.

Streetview is technology the works with Google maps to provides panoramic views of streets across the globe. It was launched by Google in 2007, and now covers 48 countries and counting. Streetview trikes are used to collect images from place that cars cannot fit, such as narrow streets, university campuses and heritage sites. The camera mounted on the back automatically gathers images as the operator pedals. This was the first Google Trike to be used in Europe, and has photographed sites including Pompeii, Stonehenge and Versailles.

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Category:
Navigation
Object Number:
2014-102
type:
tricycle
credit:
Google Inc.

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Google 'Streetview' trike, 2009

Google 'Streetview' trike, 2009

Google Street View Trike, made by Google, United States, 2009.

Streetview is technology the works with Google maps to provides panoramic views of streets across the globe. It was launched by Google in 2007, and now covers 48 countries and counting. Streetview trikes are used to collect images from place that cars cannot fit, such as narrow streets, university campuses and heritage sites. The camera mounted on the back automatically gathers images as the operator pedals. This was the first Google Trike to be used in Europe, and has photographed sites including Pompeii, Stonehenge and Versailles.

Measurements:
overall: 2400 mm x 1250 mm x 2600 mm, 120 kg
Materials:
steel (metal) , rubber (unidentified) and glass
Object Number:
2014-102/1
type:
bicycle
Key, for the Google 'Streetview' trike, 2009

Key, for the Google 'Streetview' trike, 2009

Key that opens rear door of Google Street View Trike, made by Google, United States, 2009

Materials:
steel (metal)
Object Number:
2014-102/2
type:
key - hardware