Google Maps "Getting Started" video
by Administrator on 05 October 2007EN
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Google has created a "Getting Started" video for Google Maps. It should help educate people about the features in Google Maps.
Funny and interesting Google(TM) Maps Views Here is a selection of some nice map-segments you can find via Google Maps. Please note that the "aerial imagery" database will be updated sooner or later. So it's possible that several Markers I created will be outdated sometime. Google Maps "Getting Started" video Google has created a "Getting Started" video for Google Maps. It should help educate people about the features in Google Maps. Google Search - worldwide Google Search in different countries/languages... "Street View" introduction Google has created a introduction for the Street View feature in Google Maps. If you want to see Street View in action you can use the new GLOTTER Street View service http://www.glotter.com/streetview And the best of all - from now on you can even embed Street View in your own GLOTTER entries! Tutorial: KML creation with other applications Besides the creation tool of GLOTTER you can also use third-party-tools within Google Maps, Google Earth or Google Spreadsheets to create, import and edit KML. When you have created your KML you can upload it to a new GLOTTER entry. When you have finished creating your KML you can upload the file to a new entry and promote it on GLOTTER! BTW: If this tutorial is too complicated for you you can still use GLOTTER's easy Marker creation tool ;-) Google Inc. headquarters The Google Inc. headquarters (Googleplex) are located in Mountain View, California. The Witch's House in Beverly Hills The Witch's House (Spadena House) in Culver City/Beverly Hills was built in 1921 for a movie studio. Nowadays the house is privately owned. Sony Bravia spot filmed in New York Cool animation spot ("Play-Doh Bunnies" by Passion Pictures) filmed for Sony Bravia in August 2007. Location: Foley Square, New York City. Music: The Rolling Stones - She's a Rainbow. Some interesting statistics: 40 animators; 189 2ft bunnies; 150 1ft cubes; a 30ft giant rabbit and a 10ft x 20ft purple wave; 2.5 tonnes of plasticine. Upside-down buildings There are two houses named "WONDERWORKS" in Orlando, Florida and in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee that are built upside-down ;-) Add "Google Latitude" to your User profile If you want to share your current "Google Latitude" location in your GLOTTER User profile you just have to add a KML URL like http://www.google.com/latitude/apps/badge/api?user=1234567891011121314&type=kml (non working example!) to your Userdata: http://www.glotter.com/myprofile Give it a try! Google Earth 5.0 - Launch Event Google Earth 5.0 - Launch Event at the California Academy of Sciences on 2 February 2009. This event announced the new features of Google Earth 5.0 including Google Ocean, touring, historical imagery etc. YouTube L!VE YouTube L!VE is a special event featuring some hot live music acts, special guest stars, internet-born stars and much more. Where? Fort Mason, San Francisco. The event will be streamed live on November 22, 2008 at 5:00pm PT. Official YouTube Channel: YouTube headquarters The YouTube LLC headquarters are located in San Bruno, California. YouTube was founded in February 2005. YouTube@GLOTTER A Collection of great YouTube(TM) Videos. Video data © YouTube The Magic Roundabout The Magic Roundabout - constructed in 1972 - is a weird roundabout in Swindon, England. It consists of one large roundabout with five small roundabouts in the center. Chiat/Day Building, Venice Beach The Chiat/Day Building is home to "DDB" an advertising company - the huge binoculars are housing a conference room and were designed by Frank Gehry. The binoculars were created by Claes Oldenburg. Google Dance 2008 The Google Dance is an annual event (in August) at the Googleplex. Here are some photos of the party! Google Developer Day 2008 in München Google Developer Day: 23. September 2008, Internationales Congress Center München "Welcome to Hobbiton" The city Matamata in New Zealand promotes itself as "Hobbiton" (Lord of the Rings) as you can see on this street sign "Welcome to Hobbiton". Google Garage "Where everything began in 1998": 232 Santa Margarita Ave, Menlo Park, California.