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  • 1. Google Earth Overview
  • 2. Google’s Mission Google Confidential Organize all the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful FIREWALL
  • 3. … .Including Geospatial Info
    • Google’s Geospatial Mission
      • “ Organize information about the world—imagery, terrain, vectors and data —and make it useful and accessible.”
  • 4. Google Geospatial Products
    • Maps
    • - Hosted solution for Web based maps
    • - API for integration into websites
    • - Enterprise edition for with full support
    • level agreement
    Google Earth Consumer and Pro versions Pro: Licensed for Agency Use - Import GPS, data in text or GIS 1 formats - High resolution printing - Fastest performance - Movie making module Google Earth Enterprise - Create your own custom Earth - Integrate large geospatial datasets - Support thousands of users - Connected or disconnected systems 1 Data import module required Over 30,000 Websites Over 380 Million Users
  • 5. Largest Fused Earth Database Ever Created
  • 6. Google Earth in the news Whole Planet Access Google Earth LT Looking for the ultimate map? Google Earth’s part street map, part aerial and satellite photos, is available as a subscription service (with free evaluation) delivered to your PC via the Internet. In effect, the EarthViewer3D client gives you control of your own personal satellite in orbit. It instantly delivers a (not-live) satellite or aerial photo of most points you specify on the globe; enter a street address and your view zooms from a space-station perspective down to street level. We still craved more, however: You get street-level detail only for major world cities and certain hot spots (such as Kabul and Baghdad), betraying Google Earth's spy satellite heritage. CIA’s Venture Capital Fund In-Q-Tel Backs Google Earth…Google Earth Partners with NIMA…
  • 7. Who’s using Google Earth today?
    • Real Estate
    Engineering/Construction Federal Government Municipality Insurance Safeco, Progressive, Claims Resource, AIR-Worldwide
      • Transportation
      • FedEx, National Retail Systems, Metro Transportation
    • Thousands of customers, including:
      • Telecom
      • Nextel, Proxim, IMC, SelecTel, Neopolitan
  • 8. Google Earth Enterprise
      • Google Earth EC software offers a variety of features for annotating, saving, measuring and sharing data
        • Annotate locations with Placemarks to save the name, view, associated text, and Internet or Intranet link
        • Share location information by saving and emailing Placemarks or image files
        • Measure distances, poly lines, and radiuses to understand the scale and distances of features in an area
        • Identify the latitude, longitude, and elevation of any point
        • Overlay images such as project designs into the Google Earth view
        • Access a custom database on a Google Earth Server or connect to Google Earth’s hosted database to access an expanded coverage area
        • KML: Published spec for XML-based data display
  • 9. Google Earth HTML / Google Maps
    • Google Earth HTML and Google Maps deliver a truly integrated database composed of high resolution imagery, high quality maps, the road network, and points of interest in a Web browser
      • Unbeatable performance: Images load instantly
      • Imagery, road names, borders, and POI are integrated in one image
    • Browser based technology
      • Platform independent
      • No software installation
      • AJAX-based solution
    • Integrates with Web applications
      • Overlay customer data, such as property inventory
      • Flexible mark-up language provides complete interface redesign capability
      • Published API
  • 10. For more information: www.adheresolutions.com 1-800-799-0520