Archive for the 'Remote sensing' Category

Google Maps Street View

Tuesday, May 29th, 2007

Google released a new tool (one more): Google Maps Street View. We have had it in France for years with our Yellow Pageslink services. Now it is fully integrated within Google Maps and provided with a pseudo 3-D interface. Follow this link to test it with San Francisco streets, once again it’s disruptive.

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Google Earth is alive!

Saturday, April 7th, 2007

Google Earth is old-fashionned. Images are static and so old you can’t recognize your brand new car in front of your house.
That was the old Google Earth. The new Google Earth, which might be renammed Google Live Local very soon, now includes… live images! Not really live, but recent! This is a new revolution a […]

The picture which may change everything

Friday, December 8th, 2006

Did you hear that? Did you see this picture? Do you know what it means?

There is water on Mars… Nobody spoke about it, no headlines in your newspapers. But here we are, there IS liquid water on Mars, not 10000 years ago, not even in our dreams, but NOW! Whoohoo! That is maybe the most […]

Sahara KMZ

Saturday, November 18th, 2006

Back from Sahara, I finally gathered some landmarks for Google Earth showing where we’ve been. It’s useless, of course it is but I’m addicted to this software, you know…
Click here for the KMZ file!

Google Earth addicted (part 2)

Thursday, June 29th, 2006

A few days ago, I have been describing how addictive Google Earth can be.
I’m proud to announce that it’s too late for me. After reading this article from Francis Pisani about the ‘06 Where 2.0 conference, I have been seeking the web for new uses of virtual Earth observation applications. What Google is introducing is […]

Google Earth addicted

Saturday, June 24th, 2006

Yesterday IGN (French National Geography Institute) launched its new service Geoportail allowing people to navigate above France with a spatial resolution of 50cm. It means that one will be able to detect a human in certain conditions (detect but not identify… yet). I still can’t access the web site which seems to be victim of […]

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