Most consumers know Google Street View very well and have spent many hours using the service, but there is also an inside version of Google Street View called Business Photos. This allows businesses to attract more customers with photos taken inside their premises that then provides a virtual tour online via Google Maps Street View from the inside of buildings.
If you have wondered how the Google Street View cars get insider the business, then the simple answer is they don’t but we know how Google photograph inside buildings.
The video above this article showcases the Google Street View inside process and features a professional photographer that works for Google. He takes some panoramic photos and then converts them to a virtual tour that will end up on Google Maps with Street View.
You can also learn a lot more about Business Photos on Google Maps via the official product page, which explains how this service helps businesses engage their customers and share a virtual tour with the world.
Take a look at the video demonstration above, and then share a comment with your thoughts of Business Photos from a business or consumer point of view?