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New Content for Google Earth´s 10th Anniversary
(Google Earth Blog) ~ vor 11 Stunden Google blogged today about Google Earth turning 10 and announced some new content in celebration. This announcement brings out some revelations about the future of Google Earth as well. So, we are very excited by the announcement here at Google Earth Blog.
Google Earth turns 10 today
(Google LatLong) ~ vor 11 Stunden When Google Earth was first introduced 10 years ago, it immediately stole my heart. Beyond the freedom to fly anywhere in the world, I was captivated by the ability to paint and visualize geographic data on this incredible global canvas.
Ten Years of Amazing Google Earth Visualizations
(Google Earth Blog) ~ vor 23 Stunden Google Earth was first released on June 28, 2005. Now, in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of Google Earth´s release, we would like to share just a few examples of the best user applications of Google Earth over the years.
10 years of Google Earth innovation
(Google Earth Blog) ~ vor 23 Stunden In 2004 Google bought startup Keyhole Inc. whose main product was a virtual globe known as Keyhole Earthviewer. On June 28th, 2005, ten years ago yesterday, Google released the renamed Google Earth 3.0 for free (there were still paid versions with some extra features). Since then Google Earth has become one of the best known and most used applications in the world. Today, in honour of the 10 year anniversary of Google Earth we are looking at some of the key features and innovations that make Google Earth such a great product.
UrtheCast Releases The World´s First Full-Color HD Videos Of Earth
(UrtheCast) ~ vor 6 Tagen Today, UrtheCast released the world´s first, full-color HD videos of Earth, filmed from the International Space Station (ISS) at roughly one-meter resolution. These videos of London, Boston, and Barcelona showcase life on Earth as viewed from the International Space Station, revealing the diverse utility of UrtheCast?s technology.
Vertical Street View of the world´s most iconic rock wall: Yosemite´s El Capitan
(Google LatLong) ~ vor 6 Tagen Today we´re launching our first-ever vertical Street View collection, giving you the opportunity to climb 3,000 feet up the world´s most famous rock wall: Yosemite´s El Capitan. To bring you this new imagery, we partnered with legendary climbers Lynn Hill, Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell.
Street View is volcanic: Mount Etna erupts onto Google Maps
(Google LatLong) ~ vor 6 Tagen On June 21, 2013, Etna was included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Now, to celebrate the second anniversary of this event, you can now explore the beast the locals know ominously as "a muntagna" ("the mountain") on Street View in Google Maps.
Low-Budget-Weltreise: Gwen Weisser und Patrick Allgaier trampen
(SPIEGEL ONLINE - Reise) ~ vor 8 Tagen Mit fünf Euro pro Tag und ohne Flugzeug um die halbe Welt - seit über zwei Jahren sind Gwen Weisser und Patrick Allgaier unterwegs. Hier erzählt das Paar von den schwierigsten Momenten und warum sie diese Form des Reisens glücklich macht.
Mind the (g)app for real-time transit information
(Google LatLong) ~ vor 15 Tagen Ever missed a bus? Subway? Yeah, us too. Luckily, Google Maps is making it easier to track your transportation so you can finish that last sip of coffee without worrying you´re missing your ride. Starting today in Google Maps, relevant journeys are handily arranged and summarized in the app?so it´s easy to know at a glance how long you´ll be waiting and what your other options are if you just miss that bus.
Building better maps in Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Turkey
(Google LatLong) ~ vor 19 Tagen Whether you´re stepping off a plane into a new country or out of a taxi into your favorite cafe, you want a current, accurate map that gets you where you want to go instantly and easily. Today we´re making that possible in more places with the launch of Ground Truth in Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Turkey.
Explore life beneath the waves in honor of World Oceans Day
(Google LatLong) ~ vor 19 Tagen Google is committed to exploring and preserving the ocean. Today, in time for World Oceans Day on June 8, and in partnership with XL Catlin Seaview Survey, NOAA´s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and the Chagos Conservation Trust, you can explore brand new Street View imagery of more than 40 locations around the world.
Apple Street View bestätigt: Aufnahmen in England, Irland und den USA
(iFUN.de/iPhone :: Alles zum iPhone) ~ vor 20 Tagen Die Spekulationen um die geheimnisvolle Flotte an Tracking-Fahrzeugen aus Cupertino dürfen mit der jetzt veröffentlichten Sonderseite maps.apple.com/vehicles offiziell beendet werden. Apple, dies geht aus den heute freigegebenen Informationen recht eindeutig hervor, arbeitet an einem eigenen Street View-Konkurrenten.
Set foot on the world´s oldest island with Street View
(Google LatLong) ~ vor 50 Tagen For almost 88 million years, the island of Madagascar has stood off the coast of Southeast Africa. From the tropical humid and dry forests of the interior, home to ring-tailed lemurs, to the mangrove ecosystems along the coast, the island is home to some of the most unusual and delicate ecosystems on Earth. Now for the first time, through our Trekker Loan partnership with conservation organization Blue Ventures and the Department of Water and Forests: University of Antananarivo, the Madagascar Ministry of Culture, and Madagascar National Parks, you can take a virtual journey to Madagascar with Street View in Google Maps.