Here’s a quick video from Nokia USA, explaining what goes into making their Maps and the various equipment used in their street cars. Similar to the video where Mashable tagged along with Nokia’s Maps team to take a closer look at how it all happens. Check out the video right below:
We drive drive millions of roadways each year, using specially equipped vehicles like this one to collect and verify location data.
The vehicle is equipped with lasers able to capture 1.3 million 3D digital data points every second, which generates a virtual 3D model of the world around the vehicle.
Learn more: http://nokia.ly/RlWriL