Monday, March 26, 2012

Lights, Street View, Action

Roter Faden Hannover is a website that provides immersive 360 degree videos of Hannover in Germany.

Immersive videos are like Street View, only instead of still images they use video footage. As the video plays the user can control the direction of the camera. Roter Faden Hannover has created a number of these immersive videos on the streets of Hannover.

The site uses Google Maps, with OpenStreetMap map tiles, to show the location of the streets that currently have immersive video coverage. has been using Google Maps for a while to map video Street Views in Switzerland. It's coverage now includes video Street Views in Switzerland, Vietnam and Dubai.

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