Google Earth-based Virtual Alabama Wins GCN Award

The Virtual Alabama project is a statewide tool designed to provide data and search capability to state officials on a massive scale. They chose Google Earth as the primary visualization tool allowing them to deliver, on an internally maintained server, imagery, emergency responder information, GIS data, and more all on one platform. The Government Computer News publication has awarded 10 government agencies, including Virtual Alabama, with their annual award for the best of 2008 teams. Read the excellent summary of the Virtual Alabama project at the Google Earth case study file.
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