Video Tutorials Inside Google Earth

Video Tutorial inside Google EarthGoogle has been releasing a number of useful video tutorials both through the Google Earth Outreach program, as well as through the GE basics blog called Using Google Earth. Richard Treves, who writes a blog about Google Earth design, decided to try making tutorials inside GE by leveraging GE 4.2′s ability to show videos in placemark balloons (currently works only on the Windows version). And to make it even more convoluted, but eminently logical, the tutorials are about using Google Earth. He recently posted an initial collection of tutorials and explains some of the reasoning and pluses and minuses. You can try out the collection of tutorials inside GE here . The tutorials provide help on using Google Earth features and navigation interfaces. Richard is using these at the University of Southampton, where he teaches, but also has released them under a creative commons license for others to use. Great idea Richard! Hopefully other people – maybe even Google – will follow this concept to extend people’s understanding of the power of Google Earth.
See also: Video Tutorials from Google On GE

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.



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  1. Very Useful video. Thanks.

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