HERE maps service spotted in Glen Innes

Spotted: Here maps is seen stopping for fuel in Glen Innes on Tuesday.

Spotted: Here maps is seen stopping for fuel in Glen Innes on Tuesday.

The Examiner has spotted a Here maps camera car stopping for fuel in Glen Innes on Tuesday.

The organisation is an international data collection service which generates street images for maps and navigation systems.

Driver Rob Budinski said he regularly travels through the New England area to keep the data as up-to-date as possible.

“I look after the NSW area,” Mr Budinski said.

“There are actually two of us covering the whole state.

“Basically what we do is we update the navigation systems in the car dashes.”

The camera takes photographs and gives data to all navigation systems.

Mr Budinski said his job involves driving around the streets and using the equipment, which comprises of some special cameras on top of his vehicle, to take photos which will then be uploaded to the system.

“We have a website and an app as well,” Mr Budinski said. To find out more visit www.here.com.

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