3D Driving Directions and Driving Simulator

One of the Google Geo API team developers, named Roman Nurik, took one of the really cool Google Earth plugin demo applications (the Milktruck game) and created a really useful application. He combined Google’s map driving directions with the Earth API plugin to create a 3D driving directions tool which also lets you simulate driving along the roads with a 3D car. You should check out his 3D Driving Directions here (requires the GE plugin for your browser – IE, Firefox, or other Mozilla browsers supported). You can also read his post at the Google Geo Developer Blog where he explains how he developed the application. Well worth a read if you’re an aspiring Geo developer. Amazing!

3D Driving Directions with Earth API

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.


  1. george glad says:

    i will like to have more articles or write up on this. please help because am doing something on 3d virtual direction system

  2. Yes, I checked it. The application is one of the best creations and it will help the beginners very well!!!

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