Making a video of your neighborhood using Google Maps Street View and Smart Recorder


If you live in a fairly large city, you should be able to see pictures of your neighborhood in Google Maps Street View. The pictures are panoramas, so can click-hold-and-drag your mouse to see 360 degrees of the environment.
Once you find your neighborhood, you can write a short narration, then create a video tour of your neighborhood in Google Maps Street View. Here is an example:



To create your video your, you will need:
  • An Internet connection
  • A video screen-capture tool, such as Smart Recorder
  • A microphone, preferably a headset mic

Here are a video and a document that will help you learn how to create your video.


Make Neighborhood Video
This video shows you how to use Google Maps Street View.
This document shows you how to use Smart Recorder to make your video.