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Category Archives: Aerial Photography
GeoEye-1, an Earth-imaging satellite that’s been in the news recently due to its agreement with Google to provide the company with half-meter imagery, has sent back its first pictures. The satellite will provide images for Google to use in its … Continue reading
With all the recent news about cattle orienting themselves in cardinal directions (and the debate on the story’s veracity) I found it more interesting that the researchers used Google Earth to find oriented photography, instead of say, going out and … Continue reading
Microsoft recently posted another episode on Channel 9 dealing with the UltraCam. Three interviews and some in-flight footage of the camera.
Microsoft is starting a new video series on its Channel 9 blog. Focusing on Virtual Earth and the technology behind it, the first episode of Behind the Maps deals with the UltraCam and its UltraMap software.
Virtual Earth is looking to partner with state and local governments to share geospatial data, specifically aerial photography. From their announcement: Why should we publish our imagery in VE? GoVE supports the data sharing goals of many public sector organizations … Continue reading