Indian cities may soon start to go 3D

A recent story in the news is that the Government of India is currently in discussions with Google over allowing Google to capture and publish 3D imagery of Indian cities. As we have often noted, 3D … [Read more...]

Google Rolling out 3D at an Extraordinary Rate

As we mentioned in our month-end post, over the last couple of months, Google has stepped up the rate at which they are releasing 3D imagery. Most notably in the last week Google has added areas in … [Read more...]

View distance of 3D in Google Earth

When you place a 3D model in Google Google Earth you can use KML to decide how close the viewer has to be in order for it to be visible. For technical details on how this works and how to implement it … [Read more...]

More fun with KML areas

Last year, soon after we created our map of 3D areas, we had fun using the KML to show you the areas covered by country and US state. Now that we have released a timeline version of our KML file it is … [Read more...]

Google updating 3D areas

In December last year, Google updated the 3D imagery in New York and San Francisco with newer, better quality imagery. Since then Google has updated a number of other cities. Thank you to GEB reader … [Read more...]

3D Imagery timeline

Earlier this week we had a look at how long it takes Google to process and release 3D imagery. For a few locations, we looked at the dates the imagery was captured as well as the dates that it was … [Read more...]

Processing 3D imagery

Since September last year we have been keeping track of 3D imagery released by Google, with the help of our readers who spot the imagery and then let us know in the comments of this post. A big thank … [Read more...]

Google Earth 3D imagery progress

Yesterday we looked at Google's progress in imagery updates. Today we will look at the progress Google has been making in rolling out 3D areas in Google Earth. Back in September we worked out the area … [Read more...]

Looking at the new 3D in New York City

Last week Google updated the 3D imagery for New York City and San Francisco. We had a brief look at New York and noted a problem with Street View crashing Google Earth. We also had a look at some … [Read more...]

New 3D causing Street View crash in New York and San Francisco

Last week Google released new improved 3D for New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, which they announced on Google+. We had a look at the New York update and GEB reader Piotrek noted that when … [Read more...]