WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -
Armed with a backpack, a clicker and a camera, Chris Sardinas walks through the Palm Beach County Convention Center and shoots pictures.
He's helping change the way Google street view works for users.
" It will say come see inside and it's called the see inside feature." Sardinas said.
The Kings Academy graduate is using 3D technology to bring Google Street users inside places instead of just leaving them with a street view like we're used to seeing.
The convention center is one of his first projects in West Palm Beach.
" I really wanted to bring it back to my hometown and it's really kind of giving me the responsibility of bringing back this hometown pride," he said.
Not only does the technology look cool, it gives potential customers of business like the convention center a chance to see the product they may be purchasing.
" People kind of get to get a good feel of the environment they're possibly going to put an event," Maria Walker of the convention center said.
Walker is the director of sales and marketing at the convention center.
She said they asked Google to come shoot pictures for the inside view in order to attract more tourism dollars.
"When people are considering us from a different state, compared to other web sites or centers this gives us that edge," she said.
Chris has already given that edge to many places in Orlando as well as Rocco's Tacos on Clematis.
Now he wants to bring it to West Palm Beach.
"I'd really like to make West Palm Beach one of the first cities to actually have a 3D see inside all satellite photography and really let it be one of the first all interactive cities," Sardinas said.
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