Take a 360-diploma video tour of Google's Oregon knowledge middle

Take a 360-degree video tour of Google's Oregon data center

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Google’s newest 360-diploma video supplies a digital tour of its knowledge middle in Dalles, Oregon. We have seen glimpses of Google’s server farms earlier than, via Road View and different excessive-res images, however this new add gives a greater sense of immersion. It is also introduced by Sandeep, considered one of Google’s developer advocates, who explains every room and interviews a number of the knowledge middle employees. The video is very curated, however there are some fascinating photographs and tidbits, together with a biometric eye scanner that each worker has to cross by way of. There’s additionally a monstrous onerous drive shredder and a take a look at Google’s colourful mechanical gear room.

You possibly can watch the video on YouTube in your browser, clicking round to vary the attitude, or with a VR headset like Google Cardboard.