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Google Earth


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This is a presentation on Google Earth and how it can be used in businesses.

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Google Earth

  1. 1. Google Earth A Presentation by Anna Toth
  2. 2. Four Different Versions <ul><li>Google Earth – Mostly used by the common household. Free. </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth Plus – Includes GPS importing and other useful features. $20 annually. </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth Pro – Tuned for research, presentation, and other commercial uses. $400 a year. </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth Enterprise – For companies that want to deploy Google Earth on site. No Price Published. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Google Earth in Business <ul><li>Small Business Owner </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can get directions to different work events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can rent hotels and search for restaurants while traveling. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can stay in the hotel room and see what is around the city before leaving on any excursions. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Large Businesses <ul><li>Can track assets in any industry. </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth represents a convenient organizational metaphor for projects that extend from cyberspace to physical space. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Other Industries <ul><li>Google Earth is widely used by federal state and government agencies. </li></ul><ul><li>Theses agencies are involved in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Space Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Land Management Projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Homeland Security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Defense Intelligence </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Asset Tracking <ul><li>Google Earth integrates with GPS and radiofrequency identification systems. </li></ul><ul><li>Many companies are using Google Earth to track their assets. </li></ul><ul><li>Dell uses Google Earth to track business customers’ equipment in Asia as part of its business inventory system. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Other Businesses <ul><li>Bentley Systems, a maker of infrastructure design software for engineering and construction projects, said that it added to its MicroStation computer-aided design software the ability to publish 2-D and 3-D models of infrastructure assets directly to Google Earth. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Easy to Use <ul><li>Since Google Earth is so easy to use, it is perfect for the consumer. </li></ul><ul><li>Volkswagen said that they were working with nVidia and Google to create an in car navigation system based on Google Earth maps. The system will include automatic updates with personalized content, such as information on restaurants, gas stations, and other sites of importance to motorists. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Conclusion <ul><li>Google Earth is no longer something that the average person just fools around with at home. </li></ul><ul><li>This has become a vital tool for businesses in all different industries. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be used in many different ways to benefit each and every company. </li></ul>