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Google 2009 – Advanced 3D Geo Apps for Web: Earth API

By June 13, 2009 No Comments

In 2008 Google announced the Earth API and Google Earth Plugin tandem as a pioneering new avenue for 3D content delivery on the web. The API made it possible for developers to create high performance, rich, geospatial web applications purely in JavaScript and HTML. In the movie below Roman discuss advanced Earth API topics such as programmatic regionation for visualizing large datasets, user interaction techniques, and 3D animation. Its a 55 minute runtime but well worth grabbing a coffee and sitting back to watch:

For presentation slides and all I/O sessions, go to:


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