3D sounds with the Google Earth Plug-in

Paul over at PlanetInAction is at it again. The man that brought us Ships and Helicopters has a new toy for us to play with. This is more of tech demo than a game, but it's quite impressive. He's … [Read more...]

More Embedding of 3D Warehouse Model Views

Google has enabled another feature in 3D Warehouse to make it easy to share a specific 3D model. You can now embed your choice of either just an image, 3D view, or a Google Earth browser plugin view … [Read more...]

Creating Large Panoramas for Google Earth

Google has a number of recommended articles for creating KML content. They've just linked to an article by panorama specialists 360cities.net which provides great details on making panoramas for … [Read more...]

Administrative Note for Google Earth Blog

On late Thursday (February 26) Google Earth Blog migrated successfully to a new server. Traffic seemed to shift normally within 1 hour. However, I've had reports of people not going to the right … [Read more...]

AGU Conference Starting Today

Google has posted a reminder that the AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting starts today in San Francisco. And in just 10 minutes from now, Google's Michael Jones is doing the Frontiers of … [Read more...]

Links: Google Satellite, Hurricane data, Real-time Satellites, GEC Layers?

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Google Satellite - Google has made an exclusive arrangement with GeoEye that Google will be the exclusive online mapping firm for imagery from their new satellite - which is scheduled to launch this … [Read more...]

Links: KML in North, WWT Reviews, South Africa Tourism, Florida Boat Rampsa

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KML in the North - John Bailey informed me he has this new web page sharing video of the talks in the sessions held in Fairbanks, Alaska including a talk by Google's KML product manager Michael … [Read more...]

News Roundup: Bible Geocoding, Avian Flu Update, Highway Crashes, SF Chronicle

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Bible Geocoding - The Openbible.info web site has added a Google Earth collection of placemarks with the goal of marking every identifiable place mentioned in the Bible. They also offer the same … [Read more...]

Panoramio Reaches 1 Million Photos

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The popular photo mapping and storage site Panoramio has very quickly reached 1 million photos in their database. Mostly thanks to being included as a default layer in Google Earth under the … [Read more...]

News Roundup: New Icons, Michael Jones on Search, Google Acquisition, Competition

New Icons - GEB reader Frederic pointed out to me that as part of the recent layer update, Google has new icon designs for many of the layers. They are subtle changes in shapes and colors, but if … [Read more...]