From the you-knew-it-would-happen-at-some-point department: a "street view" photography car made out of LEGOs that actually works!
The car/toy (frankly, I'm not sure what to call it) is the work of Mark Crosbie, a software architect based in Dublin, Ireland and self-described "big LEGO kid by night." It uses Lego's NXT (a programmable robotics system), a dGPS sensor to capture the car's coordinates, and four small cameras mounted on top.
Crosbie showcased the car at the Google Zeitgeist event in London last month, and posted this video of the car in action, along with some of the actual [...]
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