Google technicians total 3D maps of a dozen of Israel cities.
Back in Apr 2012 Google developers total online maps with images of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa, done by Google Street View. Since then, users can make practical wander by a streets of Israeli cities.
While implementing a project, special courtesy was paid to safety, as a authorities feared that Israel’s virtual maps can be used by terrorists. Therefore critical objects, people’s faces and marker numbers of a car held in a cameras were after retouched on a maps.
The authorities have carried a anathema on shooting, though indifferent a right to re-touch some maps with critical building and facilities. This authorised Google to refurbish the map of Israel. Now users of a famous map service can transport by a streets of dozens of Israeli cities, including Eilat, Ashkelon, RishonLezion, Beer-Sheva, Nazareth, Sderot, Ashdod, Netanya.
Digital cartography and GPS navigation 20-01-2013