New Video Demos of Latest 3D Buildings for Google Earth

As mentioned a couple days ago, Las Vegas now has a collection of many 3D buildings representing some of the most prominent hotels and casinos on The Strip. I also discovered this weekend that Denver, Colorado – which was already the city with the most 3D textured buildings in Google Earth – now has nearly twice as many buildings added. Here are two YouTube videos demonstrating the new buildings in both these cities:


Las Vegas



Denver

About Frank Taylor

Frank Taylor started the Google Earth Blog in July, 2005 shortly after Google Earth was released. He worked in 3D graphics for many years and was very impressed with this exciting product. Frank left in 2009 to circumnavigate the earth by sailboat as part of the Tahina Expedition.



Comments

  1. Wow, nice :) I hope more cities will have 3D textured buildings soon. Not just these two, although Vegas is an obvious choice for having textured buildings with all the hotels lining the Strip, lol.

  2. MinneapolisRay says:

    Hiya Frank. I’m just wondering, what is your control method? Oh You just said your using the 3d connexion thing… Is there a way to do a similar thing with a game controller?

  3. Hi MinneapolisRay,
    Yes, I used the SpaceNavigator in the videos. Yes, you can use other controllers (if they are recognized by Windows/Mac OSX as a controller). Read this blog entry for info:
    http://www.gearthblog.com/blog/archives/2006/09/google_earth_as_a_fl.html

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