Fly around London using the PigeonSim

Over the years we’ve seen some creative ways that people have used Google Earth. From the crazy “skydiving” a few years ago, to Paul van Dinther’s impressive A-tour, we’ve seen a lot of great ways to stretch Google Earth.
Today’s is a mixture of crazy and awesome — a simulator that uses the Xbox Kinect to allow you to pretend to be a pigeon and fly around London. It looks great!

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Check out the video below to see a bit more about how it works.

For more, check out the full write-up on DigitalUrban.org.

About Mickey Mellen

Mickey has been using Google Earth since it was released in 2005, and has created a variety of geo-related sites including Google Earth Hacks. He runs a web design firm in Marietta, GA, where he lives with his wife and two kids.



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