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Smile, you’re on Google Maps

03 Jun 2010

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Docklands was imprinted on the world stage last month when Google pedalled a three-wheeled photographic contraption through the precinct.

The “spy” tricycle was equipped with 360-degree photographic vision and GPS plotting technology.  

Google, it seems, is photographing the planet for its online mapping service.

But while the space-age technology aboard the device was run by a small petrol generator, the rider was left to propel the beast using old-fashioned pedal power.

He was grateful for Docklands News’ local knowledge of ramp access to the stadium concourse from LaTrobe St – having earlier contemplated lifting, pushing and pulling the trike up the stairs from Harbour Esplanade!

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