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You can still use Streets View in 3D!!

Posted in Finds with tags , , , on February 6, 2011 by Mitch Leuraner

Way back in April 2010 I wrote about an option in Google Streets View that let you switch to an old school Complementary color anaglyph 3D image.  Sadly, that option disappeared not long after I discovered it.

Or so we thought!

Today I noticed an option in the Streets View right-click menu that I haven’t seen before – a 3D Mode option! Take a look (click the image to make it bigger):

To make the magic happen, just go into Streets View and right-click any part of the image. And what happens when you select it 3D Mode On?  This:

Of course, you will still needs some of those crazy coloured glasses to actually take advantage of it, but if you’re like me you have a whole bunch kicking around anyway.

Google Streets View in 3D!

Posted in Finds, Random with tags , , , , on April 7, 2010 by Mitch Leuraner

I don’t know how long it’s been there, but I just noticed a new icon on the Google Streets View map – and it changes the view into an old school Complementary color anaglyph 3D image!!  Granted, this new feature isn’t terribly useful, but it is pretty cool.  Especially since I happen to have the right kind of glasses to make use of it. Click the image below to see one of Ottawa’s grubbier streets in all it’s 3D glory!

Google Streets View with a new icon

Google Streets View with the new icon

Google Streets View 3D

Google Streets View in 3D

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