Google Trusted Photographers | Analysis |
Building the photospheric data layer in Google Maps and Streetview Data layers in Google Maps There are many data layers that are incorporated to produce the product that is Google maps. Most people think about the routing layer, the satellite layer, the public transportation layer and the poly layer. These are the most popular visual layers that are used for manual exploration and point-to-point execution of transportation. These layers are constructed by software engineers at Google. But there is another data layer called the photospheric data layer that is constructed by unpaid non-employee associates of Mountain View called, "Google Trusted Photographers" Trusted Google trusted photographers are level five local guides who have been chosen by the Google maps and Street view authority to create a data layer that is similar to that of the Google Street View vehicles that roam city streets and interstate highways. The difference is, Trusted Photographers infiltrate the inside of