More analysis of 3D Imagery

GhostlyPlanes

When Google first announced the automatically generated 3D imagery, they said it was generated via stereophotogrammetry from aerial imagery. In our recent post about 3D imagery featuring cruise ships, … [Read more...]

3D Updates in Google Earth

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A few weeks ago we created a KML of all the known areas covered by the automatically generated 3D mesh that Google is rolling out in Google Earth, and followed that up with some fun with the stats of … [Read more...]

Fun with KML areas

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Last week we released a KML showing the cities covered by the new type of 3D that Google has been producing. We thought it would be interesting to see how much area has been covered. Tokyo, Japan, … [Read more...]

Google Earth automatically generated 3D areas

3D Mesh locations

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

New 3D imagery in Tokyo and other Japanese cities

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Google has just pushed out another update to their 3D imagery, this time focused on Japan with the addition of Tokyo, Chiba, Sendai and Kanagawa. As we've seen with each new city that has been … [Read more...]