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Google files patent on Streetview billboard ad replacer
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Google has just filed a patent application for a method to automagically detect billboards in Streetview-type imagery and replace them in real time with Google’s own dynamically-generated ads. It’s just a patent application at this point, so there’s no way of knowing if it’s actually going to happen yet. Still, an interesting idea. [via Gizmodo]

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