Pittsburgh artists create virtual artistry on Google Street View

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Two Pittsburgh artists entered the world of Google Maps Street View to create the first artistic rendering of the 360-degree mapping platform.

With the help of the Google Street View team out of San Francisco, Robin Hewlett and Ben Kinsleyorchestrated a fictional day in the life of Sampsonia Way and capturedit Google-style, mapping the first virtual reality story in Street Viewhistory.

Street View allows users to click on image areas on Google street mapsand take a 360-degree tour of an area. The artists basically askedthemselves, what if we knew the Google car was coming up the street andwe could pose for the camera?

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