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Quiksee Patent Takes Google Maps Inside

Following Bing Maps down sidewalks and indoors, Google Maps could likely venture inside businesses to give people more insight into businesses and restaurant they may want to visit. Quiksee, acquired earlier this week by Google, filed a patent describing a mobile device that can be used to film in places where Google's StreetView cars can't go, such as sidewalks, parks, and indoors, according to Bill Slawski. The patent, filed under Mentorwave Technologies Ltd., also shows other technologies Google might find useful, Slawski explains.

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