Teliport.me building a crowdsourced streetview with their 360 Panorama App
6th August, 2011
If you consider an average smartphone user, he primarily uses it for 3 main purposes: Communication such
as e-mail, IM and social networking, taking photos and playing games. And if you're like me, you're
probably taking a lot of photos daily.
While social photo apps like Picplz and Lightbox are cool, no one has thought of going beyond that and
looking at 'the big picture'. When you snap a photo, you're essentially creating a visual representation
of that place and generating location details of that place through geotags, which can be used for
Teliport.me, an Indian based startup, previously known as Phototour.in, aims to achieve something
similar with its crowdsourced street view product.
Although Vineet Devaiah, co-founder of the Teliport.me refused to divulge any further details on the
product they are currently working on, he hinted that their Android panorama app, which came out of
Alpha last week, is just the tip of the iceberg and they have much larger plans with Teliport.me, which
is currently under construction.
Speaking of the Android app, Vineet Devaiah and his team seem to have pulled off some impressive work
over the past couple of months, considering how tricky and device-centric, the panorama feature usually