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How to raise 3D buildings in Google Earth

Many of us know the Google Earth tool, and that is why in recent years we have witnessed its interesting evolution, to provide us with increasingly effective solutions in line with technological advances. This tool is commonly used to locate places, locate points, extract coordinates, enter spatial data to perform some type of ...

See UTM coordinates in Google Maps and Street View

Step 1. Download the data feed template. Although the article focuses on UTM coordinates, the application has templates in latitude and longitude with decimal degrees, as well as in degrees, minutes and seconds. Step 2. Upload the template. When selecting the template with the data, ...

Get altitudes of a route in Google Earth

When we draw a route in Google Earth, it is possible to make its elevation visible in the application. But when we download the file, it only brings its latitude and longitude coordinates. The altitude is always zero. In this article we will see how to add to this file the elevation obtained from the digital model (srtm) that Google Earth uses. Draw the Route ...

How to download images from Google Earth - Google Maps - Bing - ArcGIS Imagery and other sources

For many of the analysts, who want to build maps where a raster reference from any platform such as Google, Bing or ArcGIS Imagery is displayed, we are sure that we have no problem since almost any platform has access to these services. But if what we want is to download those images in good resolution, then what solutions like ...

Open shp files with Google Earth

The version of Google Earth Pro stopped being paid a long time ago, with which it is possible to open different GIS and Raster files directly from the application. We understand that there are different ways to send a SHP file to Google Earth, either from proprietary software such as BentleyMap or AutoCAD Civil3D, or open source ...

Posify, low-cost GPS centimetric accuracy

This product was recently presented at the ESRI User Conference in Spain, just last week and this next they will be on the TopCart in Madrid. It is a GPS positioning and measurement system that supports post-processing, with which centimeter precision can be obtained. Nothing that others don't do ...

How to insert local images in Google Earth

Responding to some doubts that come to me, I take the opportunity to leave the result for public use. Some time ago I had talked about how you can insert images linked to a point in Google Earth, although using web addresses. In this case I want to show it using a local path: Assuming that the file is in position C: /Users/Usuario/Downloads/woopra_ios.png, then ...