Spring is officially here, which means it's time to start planning your summer road trips. And for me, that means spending a lot of time in Google Street View. If you're doing the same thing and clicking a thousand times over through virtual streets, we have a better virtual tour solution for you.

The Hyperlapse Web app will let you create moving time-lapses of any virtual road found in Google Street View. Just set two markers--say, from New York to Maine--and you'll be able see the whole trip up the old Route 1 as one seamless video.

The Toronto-based digital studio Teehan+Lax created the experimental app. To fully show off the capabilities of its Web tool, the studio created this globetrotting time-lapse video (above) entirely out of Google Street View images.

Maybe being one the Google Street View guys driving around the world isn't entirely so bad after all.

Google Street View Hyperlapse from Teehan+Lax Labs on Vimeo.

[Teehan+Lax via Laughing Squid]

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