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Sounds of Street View Lets You Hear Google Maps

By: Laura McQuarrie - Published: • References: amplifon & prexamples
Google's Street View provides people with a lot of things to look at, but Amplifon's Sounds of Steet View brings a new dimension to the experience by letting users hear Google Maps.

Sounds of Street View makes use of web audio API so that you can explore certain locations truly as you would get to experience them in person. These sound pockets have been added to Google Street View in just a few locations so far, but the ones that been enriched with sound include a super realistic listening experience that mimics sounds getting louder as you get closer to them, as well as sounds coming from all different directions. Because of this, the experience is best when you try out Sounds of Street View using a pair of headphones. Stats for Audible Virtual Streetscapes Trending: This Quarter & Warm
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Concept: "hear Google Maps"
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