Update to Ping Pong Ball Interface for Google Earth – Video

In an update to the ping pong ball story a few days ago, Dr. Hudson-Smith at DigitalUrban has posted a blog entry documenting their successful test of the “Atlas Gloves” application which allows you to use lighted ping pong balls and a video camera to control Google Earth. They even produced a nice little video showing their test working:

They even provide a few tips on making it work properly if you choose to implement it yourself.

About Frank Taylor

Frank Taylor started the Google Earth Blog in July, 2005 shortly after Google Earth was first released. He has worked with 3D computer graphics and VR for many years and was very impressed with this exciting product. Frank completed a 5.5 year circumnavigation of the earth by sailboat in June 2015 which you can read about at Tahina Expedition, and is a licensed pilot, backpacker, diver, and photographer.

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