Google has been making Maps and Earth a bit more social these days, letting users create 3D buildings and using crowdsourcing to help update changes in terrain and on roads. Now Google Street View is hoping to engage users by letting them suggest spots where the “Trike” should venture.
Google Street View’s Trike is what Google uses when it can’t drive a car through the area its visually… → Read More
Service: Google Earth Previous Profile: July 2, 2005 Launch Date: Just re-launched What is it? Google Earth combines satellite imagery, aerial photos, maps and Google Search create an interesting application that allows you to view just about anywhere on the planet in at least some level of detail. It is only available on the PC platform for now. In their own words, “The idea is simple. → Read More
Service: Google Earth Launch Date: ??? What is it? Well, it’s going to be a cool tool that “combines satellite imagery, maps and the power of Google Search to put the world’s geographic information at your fingertips.” However, the download is delayed, so we can’t test it yet. The preview certainly looks cool though. When its live, we’ll profile it. Tags… → Read More