Google Street View Coming Soon For the Grand Canyon, Now I Don’t Have to Go

So that’s how they do it! At this year’s Google I/O, Google showed off the “Trekker,” which is the above camera-backpack contraption that allows Googlers to get a Street View of things, even when there isn’t a street. The Grand Canyon is one of the areas that doesn’t technically have many roads inside for their vehicles to access. At this moment, a team of Google employees are trekking around the GC and capturing images that will soon be made available in Google’s Street View application.  (more…)