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Author Topic:   You guys gotta try this.I saw my house!
SuperUnknown
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posted July 03, 2002 04:24 AM            
http://www.nvidia.com/earthviwer

Complete satellite map of the globe fully interactive.You might have to have a Nvidia card to use it though?Very cool none the less

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JeepChick
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posted July 03, 2002 09:28 AM            
typo?? the link didn't work

should it be http://www.nvidia.com/earthviewer ??

JC

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Vlad
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posted July 03, 2002 11:37 AM            
Bah, it won't even let you install it if you've got a non-NVidia card. I wanted to play around with it, too

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JVortex
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posted July 03, 2002 01:48 PM            
WOW!!! this thing is cool!

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SuperUnknown
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posted July 03, 2002 03:16 PM            
yeah...should be
http://www.nvidia.com/view.asp?IO=earthviewer

I guess it does require a nVidia card,sorry I'd try to install it anyway.

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=DNX= Matrix
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posted July 03, 2002 05:46 PM            
I was in london recently for a rock festival and i was able to zoom upto about 50m above the very bench i slept on next to the millenium bridge that night LOL !

AWESOME - no price on the site tho, bet itll be expensive.....

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SuperUnknown
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posted July 03, 2002 07:42 PM            
Try on of the places that goes down to one meter resolution I think I saw a mugging take place

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peeeto
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posted July 04, 2002 09:47 AM         
cool stuff!

new york state is in the process of re-flying for images in the 1 to 2 ft per pixel resolution..! those are NICE
NYS Interactive Mapping Gateway

use the "Nassau County" or "Rensselaer County" buttons, then use "Access ______ County Orthoimagery Application" button.

1-meter resolution imagery available from here

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SuperUnknown
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posted July 04, 2002 09:56 PM            

It looked like smog or something so I zoomed in for a closer look and it was smoke coming for the World Trade Center Site.Must have took the pictures just after Sep 11.Freaky.

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Blue n Gold Sue
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posted July 06, 2002 04:34 AM            
I think 666 needs to get me a new video card for my birthday. . .

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=DNX= Matrix
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posted July 06, 2002 12:28 PM            
whats freekier is that at that height, the virtual camera point is probably occupying space that once had an office there.

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GoldAnt_Number1
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posted July 06, 2002 01:06 PM            
LOL, Office? I was thinking more along the lines of the company gold fish tank prehaps

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