Google’s gallery of wallpaper-perfect satellite photos just got a lot bigger

Google is adding more than 1,000 new images to Earth View, which it says is its biggest update yet to the collection of colorful landscape images from Google Earth. The collection of photos taken from space now includes 2,500 images from locations around the world in resolutions up to 4K, according to a company blog post.

Earth View gathers some of the most interesting and compelling images from Google Earth and enhances them, then presents them in the Earth View gallery or via its Chrome extension. The project is a spinoff of Google Earth, a 3D representation of Earth that uses satellite images and aerial photography to present landscapes and scenes from a different point of view than we usually see them. Earth View now includes a color…

Continue reading…

via The Verge – All Posts

Check out the Finding Your Identity Podcast!

Tags: , ,