|Google Earth Pro: regionation|
We have recently been looking at some of the features exclusive to the now free Google Earth Pro. Today we are looking at the ‘regionate’ feature. The regionate tool is a way to make large datasets easier to work with by limiting the number of items displayed in Google Earth at any given time. How […]
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|Google Earth plugin showcase: Geo-Wiki|
This is the tenth in our series showcasing the Google Earth plugin and its various uses. Today we are looking at Geo-Wiki, a site that uses crowd-sourcing to do environmental monitoring of the earth. Although the site has an option to try it out as a guest we couldn’t get that to work, but registration […]
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|Measuring in Google Earth Pro|
Last month Google removed the US$399 a year price tag from Google Earth Pro and released it for free. There is no longer any need to sign up for a licence key, simply login with your email address and the key GEPFREE. Recently, we have been having a look at some of the features unique […]
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|Google updating 3D areas|
In December last year, Google updated the 3D imagery in New York and San Francisco with newer, better quality imagery. Since then Google has updated a number of other cities. Thank you to GEB reader Ryan for letting us know about Louisville (KY) and Munich (Germany). We don’t always notice the update, especially if, as […]
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|Greenland gets Street View|
Google has released some Street View imagery in Greenland. Thank you to GEB reader Chris for bringing this to our attention. There is also significant expansion to the coverage of Bangladesh that we looked at earlier this month. The new Greenland imagery includes sections captured by boat This is the Greenland Street View car. For […]
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|The Dubai 3D mapping project|
We recently came across this interesting article. It appears that the Dubai Municipality plans to create a 3D map of the whole emirate. It is intended primarily for government use, but it will also be made available to the general public. It will be captured using octocopter drones. Dubai apparently has not allowed Google to […]
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|Google Earth plugin showcase: FlightRadar 24|
This is the ninth in our series showcasing the Google earth plugin. Today we are looking at FlightRadar24, a website that shows live air traffic around the world. FlightRadar24 uses a number of different data sources to track aircraft. One of the main sources, ADS-B, requires special equipment on board the aircraft as well as […]
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|Monster Milktruck ported to Cesium|
The Monster Milktruck is a demo of a driving simulator using the Google Earth plugin. It was created by Google in 2008 as part of the Google Earth API sample code to help developers get started with creating applications for the Google Earth plugin. We recently had a look at it as part of our […]
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|Where next Google Earth?|
A couple of weeks ago Frank wrote about changes in Google’s Google Maps and Google Earth organization. Since then, we have also noted that Google is working with Esri, to assist Google Earth Enterprise and Google Maps Engine customers to transition to Esri products. So what does all this mean? Google is generally close-lipped about […]
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|Valentine?s Day in Google Earth|
Tomorrow is Valentine’s day. As we have done in past years, we are sharing a collection of hearts from Google Earth Hacks. You can also view them in the YouTube video below: Here is our Valentine?s Day message from Google Earth Blog, powered by GeoGreeting.com. You could also take a virtual romantic vacation by touring […]
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