Tag: google

Aug 24, 2015

The Jefferson Grid Shows One Square Mile of Land from Above (15 Photos)

The Jefferson Grid Shows One Square Mile of Land from Above (15 Photos)

The Jefferson Grid is a fascinating Instagram account that shows one square mile of our planet as seen on Google Earth.

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Aug 18, 2015

Project Sunroof Uses Google Maps to Measure Your Roof’s Solar Income Potential

Project Sunroof Uses Google Maps to Measure Your Roof’s Solar Income Potential

Project Sunroof wants to map the planet’s solar potential, one rooftop at a time.

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Aug 10, 2015

Earth View: A Curated Collection of 1500 Google Earth Wallpapers

Earth View: A Curated Collection of 1500 Google Earth Wallpapers

A curated collection of 1500 striking and enigmatic landscapes available in Google Earth as desktop and mobile wallpapers.

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Jul 30, 2015

Google Translate App Uses Camera to Decipher Foreign Languages in Real Time

Google Translate App Uses Camera to Decipher Foreign Languages in Real Time

The Google Translate team test their new app in 27 languages as they translate Ritchie Valens’ hit song, La Bamba.

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Jun 29, 2015

You Can Now Climb Yosemite’s Famous El Capitan on Google Maps

You Can Now Climb Yosemite’s Famous El Capitan on Google Maps

Google launches the first-ever “vertical Street View”, giving you the chance to climb 3,000 ft up Yosemite’s world famous “El Capitan”.

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Jun 5, 2015

The Google Team that Wants to Make Your Hand a Self-Contained Interface Control Using Radar

The Google Team that Wants to Make Your Hand a Self-Contained Interface Control Using Radar

Google’s Project Soli is developing a new interaction sensor using radar technology. The sensor can track sub-millimeter motions at high speed and accuracy. It fits onto a chip, can be produced at scale and built into small devices and everyday objects. The team adds: “Our hands are fast and precise instruments, but so far,…

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May 10, 2015

Picture of the Day: Pod of Whales on Google Maps

Picture of the Day: Pod of Whales on Google Maps

Image by Google, Map Data If you go to 20°38’11.8″N 156°27’45.4″W on Google Maps you will see a pod of whales swimming off the coast of Maui, which is the second-largest of the Hawaiian Islands. When you take snapshots of the globe like Google does you’re bound to capture some interesting sights. Finding them…

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