What comes to your mind when you first hear the word “Google Earth” ? I’m pretty sure you will imagine a situation where Google is doing experiments on earth which we live in.
Google Earth is a geobrowser (Geographic browser) which accesses satellite imagery and other geographical data in order to bring Earth as a three dimensional globe to your vision in a different perspective. This was developed by Google Inc and was released in June 2005. Google Earth provides you a variety of views to explore the far reaches of the world like Outer Space view which provides your own street view tour of the International Space Station, Underwater street view which Netflix uses for “Chasing Coral” and Street view which you usually uses for finding exact locations of places.
There is also the Voyager, Google Earth’s interactive storytelling platform which helps people discover connections with surrounding. Google Earth Live has combined with voyager to give you the live experiences of nature stories by using live content. It’s really interesting to know that Google Earth has been partnered with several government agencies in order to reflect the indigenous landscapes that local communities know. Google Earth allows users to search for addresses for some countries, and enter coordinates.
Google Earth is available free on web and if you want more advanced data on geographical arenas you can purchase the more advanced version. Google Chrome is required to run Google Earth. There is also Google Earth for Android which helps to fly through 3D cities where imagery resolution ranges from 15 meters of resolution to 15 centimeters. The most appealing feature of the Google Earth App is it supports capturing snapshots of the locations and share them with your friends to share you thrilling experiences.
So now it’s our chance ! Try Google Earth today and share your experiences with your colleagues.