Skype + Goolge Earth = Multi-User Google Earth

Unype.com has released an interesting application that links Skype with Google Earth. Linking the two you are able to share Google Earth locations, and therefore collaboratively browse the globe, while talking as per normal via Skype – the linking of Skype and Google Earth is illustrated in the YouTube movie below:

Ok so its not an avatar based multi-user collaborative space in Google Earth but the ability to talk to clients or colleagues remotely, while flying into placemarks, is an attractive proposition.

Visit Unype to download the application..

Author Bio

Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.

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