Create your own Street View hyper-lapse videos
If you love road trips — even ones you take while never leaving your living room — design agency Teehan+Lax’s Labs unit has an intriguing tool: virtual animations of journeys based on Google Street View footage.
So if you’re virtually driving down the highway in a Street View car, for instance, you can click on an icon and move it around to change the camera angle.
This simple tool eliminates the time-consuming stitching of photos taken from different locations to create a hyper-lapse shot.
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The UI uses Street View as source material and lets users select different Google Maps start and end points for their own animations. The source code is available for tink… [Read more]
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