Brands should really be thinking about how to avail of the storytelling possibilities that this brings. For travel and tourism companies the opportunity is perhaps a little more obvious than for other industries, but in truth there is an opening here for almost everyone. … [Read more...] about What’s new with Earth? First impressions of the relaunched Google Earth
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Google announced in the Google Maps Help forums that they have finally released Google Earth Pro 7.3.0 for Mac, Windows and Linux. With this release, Google Earth Free users will automatically be upgraded to the Pro version for free. … [Read more...] about Google Releases Google Earth Pro: Google Earth Free To Upgrade
Aside from that, let Gmail and Talk be open not for the social aspect (they don’t have that really, as explained above), but just so that you can say Gmail and Talk can be embedded in apps anywhere. Facebook apps get embedded in, yep — only Facebook. So saying you let your apps go anywhere again makes you sound open and also maybe gives you an edge in being on pages across the web (which, you know, already have all your ads — which now also, conveniently, are being even more promoted inside of apps/gadgets). … [Read more...] about Google To Pressure Facebook To “Free” Social Data & Planning Google Earth World?
Hanke back. Introduces Google’s Marissa Mayer, VP consumer search products, talks about going to Australia for the first time and scuba diving the Great Barrier Reef there and then talking to Google engineers about climate change. That caused a 20% project for Google Ocean. This is an example of small teams with “lots of passion” can bring about innovative changes. Google StreetView was fastest growing project in 2008, started as a small project. Google Sky, Google Maps (or StreetView) for iPhone other examples. … [Read more...] about Live Blogging The Google Earth 5.0 / Google Ocean Event
Terravision is a networked virtual representation of the earth based on satellite images, aerial shots, and altitude and architectural data. It provides an environment to organize and access information spatially. Users of Terravision can navigate seamlessly from overviews of the earth to extremely detailed objects and buildings. In addition to photorealistic representations of the earth, Terravision displays a variety of data, including historical shots and architectural data, which allow users to navigate not only spatially but through time. All data are distributed and networked and are streamed into the system per the user’s needs. Terravision was the first system to provide a seamless navigation and visualization in a massively large spatial data environment. … [Read more...] about German Design Firm Claims Willful Patent Infringement Over Google Earth