The 2014 World Cup Stadiums in Google Earth

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The 2014 World Cup is well underway, being played in 12 beautiful stadiums across Brazil. All 12 stadiums have awesome 3D models in Google Earth, so we thought we'd show them off to you. Here is an … [Read more...]

YoubeQ adds new languages, vehicles, places and more

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We first told you about YoubeQ nearly three years ago, and they've been hard at working continually adding features. You can try it all for yourself at youbeq.com or read below for their list of … [Read more...]

Christchurch, New Zealand now features 3D Imagery

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Thanks to a tip from GEB reader 'Anthony', we see that Christchurch, New Zealand is now shown in full 3D thanks to Google's "3D Imagery". As with all 3D cities (a list of which can be found on … [Read more...]

Middle school students in Bluffton, South Carolina, build their town in 3D

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Over the years we've seen a handful of schools integrate SketchUp to showcase their campus in 3D, such as Paragould and Hartford High Schools a few years ago. The latest example comes from McCracken … [Read more...]

Tips to make Google Earth appear more realistic

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Over the years, the realism of Google Earth has improved quite a lot and there are things you can do to make it more realistic. 3D Imagery The first one is pretty easy; simply by enabling the 3D … [Read more...]

Waffle House locations visualized on Google Earth

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Here's an interesting use of Google Earth, that could apply to virtually any business with a variety of locations. Nik Freeman wanted to find a way to display the density of Waffle House restaurant … [Read more...]

Using Google Earth to predict sea level rise

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A new study released recently by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and the University of Innsbruck includes some impactful visualizations of what sea level rise could mean to various … [Read more...]

The 3D Cities of Google Earth

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I've long said that one of my favorite features of Google Earth are the 3D buildings. Being able to explore new areas in full 3D is an amazing thing to be able to do. Nearly two years ago, Google … [Read more...]

SketchUp 2014 and a refreshed 3D Warehouse released

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While it no longer has the close connection to Google Earth that it once did, we know that many of you remain avid SketchUp fans and will be pleased to learned that SketchUp 2014 has been released. … [Read more...]

Future of Google Earth?

[Update: Google's Brian McClendon (who leads the Google Earth, Maps, Street View and other related products) has publicly stated (on the 3rd of March, 2014) that Google plans to continue supporting … [Read more...]