Google has just re-designed, revamped and re-launched its Earth product, and it has certainly been worth the two-year wait. Earth is now built into Chrome, so there is no longer a need to download a cumbersome desktop app to access this global repository of images, videos, and knowledge cards.
For its tenth birthday, Google Earth has added two new ways to explore the world: Voyager, which offers 3D city views, and Earth View, a library of Earth’s most beautiful places.
Google Earth Turns Ten and Adds Two New Features
Google is offering access to its Google Earth imagery with the launch of a new service called Google Maps for Business. The service enables businesses to purchase and use Google Earth imagery, providing access to high-resolution aerial imagery covering the continental U.S.
Google Puts Earth Imagery Up for Sale
Through the use of the Google Earth API technology and a grant given to the sea turtle conservation network WIDECAST, Google is funding the tracking of a sea turtle named Jklynn as she follows an ancestral path to create nests across the Carribean…
Google Earth Funds Sea Turtle Tracking Project and Game