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NASA satellites in real time

Eyes on The Earth is a NASA website, where you can view the satellites that orbit the Earth in real time. This page is interesting, but the Unity Web Player plug-in, consumes considerable computer’s resources when it’s activated for the first time. If the computer does not have enough memory, surely, a blue screen will […]
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Facebook: your friends on a map

Use a map is an application built on the API Facebook and Google Earth which lets you view all the friends you have deployed on a map.  Once you enter the application you can send an invitation to every friend you select to join. Although the application means raw, it’s interesting to see our contacts […]
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How to place a map in a web

Suppose we want to put in a blog’s post or on a page a Google maps window, with a specific area and a mark in the center with details. Additionally, we would like to put it with a search engine on the bottom. The simplest way is opening the map on Google Maps, and choosing […]
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Thematics + 3 years of Geomate

After a little over three years with the blog, here I summarize some statistics that have helped me to plan topics and priorities for 2011. Trying to stay on subject glimpsed in my first post, total categories have become 31. As a general line I raised in that 2007 post 4 categories: Cartography, AutoCAD, Microstation […]
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SPOT integrated in Google Earth

What it had. By now, Google Earth maintained SPOT images only as a way of catalog, viewed when clicking on the “other, Spot Image” option. This enables a grid of the existing different shots and when seeing the properties of the ball we can see conditions and characteristics of the data. The bad This was […]
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Tectonic plates in Google Earth

The scientific use given to Google Earth in geography and geology matters is becoming increasingly interesting, even though we, from the cadastral point of view, criticized so much its precision for our selfish ends. Some time ago I talked about the existence of an animated tectonic evolution map through the continental drift’s theory. The United […]
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Historical images, the best of Google Earth 5.0

As I said last week, today would be released the Google Earth’s 5.0 new version, and although we analyze and speculate ( smoke ) something that would bring, it has left me impressed the functionality of viewing the historical archive of images that Google has risen since 2002 to date. On the top bar appears […]
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Google Maps offline and downloading geotagged images

Few alternatives have emerged to ensure that Google navigation data are stored in cache in order to be consulted once we are not connected to the Internet. Although the same Google Earth caches, no one is certain where it is stored, so as to transfer it to another disk or keep it if we install […]
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Google Latitude, a privacy invasion?

Google has just launched a new tool for geo-location via mobile phones, Latitude is a service based on the functionality of Google Maps. It is strange that these tricks were already made by Ipoki, also Amena, Vodafone and Find Friend, but now from the Google’s gold hands of its diffusion will be greater. We believe […]
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How to measure a route in Google Earth 5.0

Earlier we saw the best of Google Earth 5, on it, the historical images are the highlights, we had also assumed that this release would bring the ability to interact with the GPS; the case of measuring a distance route is possible, using the measure tool. Activate the tool To activate it, choose the “tools […]
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How to input coordinates in Google Earth / maps

In case you want to enter a specific coordinate in Google Earth, it only requires typing in the search engine, with some rules to respect. It is a very practical output if you want to send someone via chat or email a coordinate which we wish to see 1.  The nomenclature of degrees Google Earth […]
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Convert kml to dxf files

A while ago there was a practical application from Zonums’s friend that made this role without much hindrance.  Unfortunately, the friend was very strategic to create an expiration date for its solution, so that if you open it now says it is expired; it is very likely that he sell the license … blah, blah, […]
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Google Earth portable, for use without an Internet connection

TRANSLATION NOTES: Please read some comments at the end of this post. Recently Google made certain changes to licenses, including mentions: 1. Launch of the portable version This has been promoted for purposes such as natural disasters, involving loss of electrical power or connectivity. In this case there is a version to put on a […]
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Google maps applied to the art work

Google continues seeking favor with the Hispanic market, this time through the implementation of the technology used for Google Maps to display art works. For this has turned an invitation for Tuesday January 13, 2009 to see the greatest masterpieces of the Prado Museum, whether it’s not only possible to navigate within the museum in […]
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Google Earth 5.0 release

TRANSLATION NOTES: Please read some comments at the end of this post. Google has launched an invitation to the press for the Google Earth’s version 5 release. Apparently it will be simultaneously in several places, it has been known that it will also be in San Francisco. In the case of Spain will be on […]
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Spain, the second European country to have Street View

It is already a reality, although it has been announced for tomorrow November 28 the official launch, from today it has begun to be seen street views in at least four cities of Spain: Madrid Barcelona Valencia Seville With this Google demonstrate its high interest in Hispanic market, as Spain becomes the second country in […]
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First satellite’s images captured with 0.41 meters’ size.

TRANSLATION NOTES: Please read some comments at the end of this post. After its recent launch, on September 6 it has already been shown the first high-resolution images taken by the GeoEye-1 satellite. 0.41 meters resolution, that’s enough, considering that the best approach had walked through the meter. It should be seen what can be […]
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Umapper, for publishing maps in the web

Six months ago it come to me for trying, now there has been implemented some new features and for what is seen it has something of the future as they were reviewed by Mashable and Google Maps Mania. Keir Clarke, Google Maps Mania editor said: “This is one of the best tools for creating maps […]
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