technology has come a long way

“Back in my day, we had to wait years for grainy aerial photographs taken from a biplane.”

CNN has satellite imagery of the crowd gathered on the Mall for today’s inauguration. The images are from GeoEye, who not only have a satellite that can return 42cm imagery, but a pretty cool corporate website to boot.

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  2. Maitri says:

    Do you know of any free or low-cost tools to create 3D models from aerial photographs? Someone mentioned SketchUp – which utility within SketchUp does this? I’m looking for apps other than SketchUp, too.

    With much thanks.