Google Maps and Earth
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Neste tutorial vou abordar o uso da ferramenta para visualização de mapas, o Google Maps API. Esta API é fornecida para utilização pela Google de forma gratuita, mas alguns termos de uso deve ser respeitado por quem deseja aplicar a ferramenta em seu site ou sistema. Vou destacar como o mais importante, o mapa tem que ter acesso publico, ou seja, mesmo que os dados do sistema sejam privados e com controle de acesso dos usuários do mesmo, o conteúdo referente ao mapa tem que poder ser acessado por qualquer usuário sendo ele do sistema ou não.
Related article: Traffic analysis of this post Some time last week, Google expanded Google Earth with Google Sky . As fascinating as Google Sky is, that's not the focus of this post.
Among all the free tools that Google produces, Google's 3D modeling software, SketchUp , has to be one of the best and most addicting. These 10 models were selected from Google's 3D Warehouse , its online library of thousands of models created by SketchUp users. Some of these were made with Google's newest 3D modeling tool, Building Maker, launched on Oct. 13.
1. Top 10 Street Views, April 2009 Following an absolutely massive launch of Street View imagery across Europe in March, one particular image attracted a lot of traffic to the site. It has since been removed from Google Maps, but others from our roundup remain; like the brilliant depiction of British people’s astonishing ability to queue , even in the face of compelling evidence that it’s utterly pointless. 2. Naked Street View
It has been a while now since the Google team announced their heavily anticipated new addition to the ever growing Google empire. This time it was a work group related application that was supposed to take us by storm. For a brief moment it actually was as well. But then what happened?
More than ever, the internet has enabled us to work in global and distributed teams. Whether as part of our jobs, voluntary ventures, or joint blogs, working with people around the world has become part of life for many of us. Sometimes, it is so easy that we don’t even know where the people we’re working with are located. Shared, collaborative Google Maps can help solve that issue and improve the perception of proximity by creating a visualization of all the team members’ location.
During the UN Climate Change Conference held in Copenhagen this week, Google unveiled an advanced Google Earth prototype that allows satellite imagery to show and measure the progression of deforestation in regions around the world.