3D tour of London with Google’s latest Maps update

Ever things are possible in the world of internet and if you can take a 3D tour of London with Google’s latest Maps update.  If you are not having fund or time for trip in that case Google can give you a helping hand here…

3D tour of London with Google’s latest Maps update the search giant has unveiled a new 3D model of the city in both Maps and Google Earth, allowing you to pan, zoom and rotate your way down the Thames and past its popular landmarks. London is actually the fifth English city to appear in 3D on Google Maps after Reading, Leeds, Birmingham and Stoke on Trent, while Apple has offered similar (but maybe not as detailed as Google Maps) flythrough of the capital for some time.

3D tour of London with Google's latest Maps update

3D tour of London with Google’s latest Maps update

Google is quick to point out that its 3D imagery covers the whole city, not just tourist spots and other iconic locations, so if you have some time to kill, head on over to the source link below and get exploring’

2006, Google began adding texture to 3D buildings in Google Earth before adding 3D models to areas from June 2012. Designers on Google Earth begin by using grey blocky buildings from geographic information system data. They then replace the grey buildings, with models created using tools such as Sketch up.

 

3D tour of London with Google's latest Maps update

3D tour of London with Google’s latest Maps update

Trees are then automatically generated, based on the size and shape of what’s visible in the photos.

3D tour of London with Google's latest Maps update

3D tour of London with Google’s latest Maps update

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