Could a conman get false information into Google Maps or Google Earth?

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We recently got a query by a reader asking whether or not it is possible for a conman to put a fake address into Google Earth. The short answer is yes. Google gets its information from a large number … [Read more...]

Google Earth automatically generated 3D areas

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Thanks to GEB reader 'ehog' for letting us know that Győr, Hungary got the new 3D mesh recently. Google first announced their method of generating 3D via stereophotogrammetry from aerial imagery in … [Read more...]

64-bit Chrome drops support for Google Earth Plugin

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We told you in July about the Chrome team's announcement last year that they planned to remove NPAPI support from Chrome by the end of 2014. This includes the Google Earth plugin that uses … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – August 13th and 26th, 2014

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We told you a couple of weeks ago about an imagery update on August 5th. Since then, Google has done at least two more updates, on August 13th and August 26th. Thanks to GEB readers André and 'Munden' … [Read more...]

Digital Globe releases first images from WorldView-3

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We told you a couple of weeks ago about the launch of DigitalGlobe's latest satellite, WorldView-3. On Tuesday, August 18, less than two weeks after its launch, they released the first images from … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – August 5th, 2014

New Google Earth Imagery – August 5th 2014

[Update: The map and KML in this post automatically updates as Google updates their Maps Gallery version. As of this update, the map being displayed is for August 13th, 2014.] It appears Google … [Read more...]

Street View now available in Serbia

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Thanks to sharp-eyed GEB reader 'Nikola', we've learned that Street View imagery is now available in a number of cities in Serbia. Some of the new cities include Pancevo, Novi Sad, Belgrade and … [Read more...]

New Google Earth imagery – July 18, 2014

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It turns out that a few days ago while we were telling you about the new 3D imagery in London, Google had also pushed out quite a lot of fresh satellite imagery. Thanks to 'munden', 'dario' and … [Read more...]

London goes 3D

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Google has finally added 3D imagery to London, and it appears they've done a great job with it. As with other recent cities, it appears that their techniques for creating this imagery continue to … [Read more...]

Google Begins Selling Their Own Imagery

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Part of the business model of Google Earth has always been that free access to seeing all of the imagery helped raise the visibility of the satellite and aerial photography businesses.  But, if a … [Read more...]