Google Earth’s incredible 3D imagery, explained

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    Google Earth is an amazing tool that lets ordinary humans—sans wings or jetpack—zoom around the world. And, as you might know if you’ve checked out the new Google Earth, the 3D imagery looks insane. (As in, mind-blowingly realistic insane.)

    Earth - Grand Canyon.jpg
    Grand Canyon
    Earth - Hong Kong.png
    Hong Kong
    Earth - Rome.jpg
    Rome
    Earth - Tokyo.jpg
    Tokyo







    But how does it get that way? I talked with a couple people from the Earth team to find out. I can’t tell you everything I found out here (because I made this video that *hint hint* I’d love for you to watch) but I will say that building Google Earth includes billions of pixels, a love of spring, confetti-colored depth maps, small planes that fly in lawn mower-esque patterns, and much, much more.

    Thanks for watching—and hope to see you soon on Nat & Friends.




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      Google incorporated founded in September 4, 1998, is a global technology company focused on improving the ways people connect with information.