Google Earth & Google Maps

Real-time Satellites in Google Earth

Real-time Satellites in Google Earth

This video shows real-time positions of 13,000 satellites around the Earth in Google Earth. The positions come from a government-sponsored database which shows all satellites. You get the idea that our near-earth space is getting kind of cluttered don’t you? See it yourself at: http://gearthblog.com/satellites.html

Read More »

Snappy travels with the Google Maps Roads API

Snappy travels with the Google Maps Roads API

The Google Maps Roads API lets you send a bunch of GPS coordinates collected from your mobile phone to Google’s servers and get returned coordinates that snap to roads – letting you create a more accurate visualization of journeys your device has been traveling. By detecting noisy GPS coordinates and discarding them, as well as providing interpolated intermediate points, the ...

Read More »