Photos: Cartography in the Internet era

A view of the inside of the van reveals three custom-built computers with 3GHz IBM Pentium 4s; an Omnistar global positioning system unit; a heating unit for the video cameras; and an external hard drive for data backup.

Elinor Mills, CNET Networks

By Bill Detwiler

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