Google Earth 20-30

Berlin in Google Earth

A week is a short time in digital urban technologies and where as Denver was by far the best city in Google Earth, it has been out paced by a new release covering Berlin. We would of covered this sooner but our move to Windows Vista has left us with…

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Google Earth using the Wii Remote

Previous posts have looked at using the Xbox controller to navigate Virtual Earth and our use of ping pong balls and LED’s to control Google Earth ala Minority Report – now you can control Google Earth using the Nintendo Wii Remote: Interesting, the Space Navigator still seems to be the…

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Denver – Most Detailed 3D City in Google Earth

Picked up via the excellent Google Earth Blog is this flythrough of Denver with the newly released buildings – this now makes it the most texture mapped city in Google Earth: Frank, over at the Google Earth Blog, has another post which is worth a look examining the pros’s and…

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University College London Google Earth

Following on from our model of the BT Tower we have placed online a model of the University College London Campus. The model is undergoing further development but coupled with the models already online and future sections it is starting to build up a picture of the Bloomsbury/Fitzrovia area. Interestingly…

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Google Earth London Eye Model

Originally modelled in 3DMax we have slightly revamped the London Eye for Google Earth. There are a few known issues but it illustrates how even complex landmarks can be imported. You can download the kmz file to fly into the model in Google Earth here (1.4Mb) Other models including St…

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National Mapping Data with Google Earth

The main area of the Virtual London model was developed in both ESRI’s ArcGlobe and Kinetix 3D Studio Max – largely by Steve Evans at CASA. We have now been able to export this data direct to Google Earth, allowing a rapid model of London to be visualised via the…

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