Google Earth 4 - with textured 3D buildings

Posted on Wednesday, Jan 10 2007 @ 22:48 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Google today unveiled Google Earth 4 - and it's not beta anymore. The major new feature in this version is the support for textured 3D buildings and new higher-quality terrain data for mountainous regions.

You can download it at Google's website.

Here are two stunning pictures:



The first image is Uluru (Ayers Rock) in Australia and the second picture is the Colosseum in Rome.

Pretty cool Google but I'm still waiting for higher quality imagery of my area Except a small piece my province (East-Flanders) is still extremely blurry. Some high-res imagery like in Brussels or The Netherlands would make me happy Google


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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