Mahindra’s logistic three-wheeler helped Google Street View project in India

Anand Mahindra, Mahindra Group chairperson and Padma awardee stated that for a Tech Mahindra project aimed at building and licensing street view data to US-based search engine Google, a 3-wheeler was commissioned by Mahindra Logistics.

In a partnership with Tech Mahindra And Genesys International, a mapping firm, Google has rolled out Street View on Google Maps in India. this treasure trove of data will not be owned by google itself, its imagery data will also be owned by Tech Mahindra and Genesys International. The data that will belong to Google are the data collected from users of Street View and Maps.

At the launch of the feature, the company said “People will be able to explore and traverse new areas of the country and the world with the aid of Street View in a more realistic and visual manner, giving them the opportunity to fully experience these locations from their phone or computer.”

As claimed by Google, Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune, Nashik, Ahmednagar, Vadodara and Amritsar are the 10 cities where the Street View feature will be available. By 2022 end 50 more cities will be added to the list. Besides this, Street View API is being rolled out by Google to local developers in the country.