Wednesday, July 27, 2011
D.Lee shows how to overlay an image onto Google Maps using Google Earth. For an example, he shows how to overlay a neighborhood plat map overtop of a Google satellite view to determine exactly where the property boundaries are. Overlaying images can be used to represent state information by county, historical information/maps, and to embark on further discoveries and illumination of information in a spatial context. Google Earth is a free download.
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Wednesday, July 13, 2011
How far is it? D.Lee Beard shows how Google Earth can measure the distance between two objects and a distance with multiple turning points such as a walking or jogging route. Just how far do you walk? Watch and fine out.
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Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Want to know how to view maps in 3-D? In this episode, D.Lee explains how to view buildings and even trees overlaid on maps with Google Earth. He also shows how to change from "street view" to "ground level view" for smoother navigating through city streets.
Want to learn how to create your own 3-D buildings using Google Sketchup? Then ask D.Lee to make a video on how to do so Questions@AskTheTechies.com
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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
D.Lee Beard presents a basic introductory tutorial in how to use the Google Earth application which is available for Mac OS X and Windows. He explains how to download it for free, navigate within it, view different layers, and how to change viewing angles to see terrain.
He also explains how to use Google Earth to view historical maps and aerial photographs of various locations plus a complete globe overlay for an historical map view. (11min 32sec)
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Thursday, June 23, 2011
D.Lee Beard explains how you can check road traffic using Google Maps in a web browser and on the Apple iPad. Use this tip to avoid unnecessary delays on the highways this summer.
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Tuesday, May 17, 2011
D.Lee Beard reviews several websites that offer free music that can be used in other creative projects such as soundtracks for videos you produce. (10min 56sec)
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Tuesday, May 03, 2011
D.Lee Beard answers a viewer question about converting videos for PowerPoint using iSkysoft's Video Converter. He also shows a free way to take time lapse videos with a webcam using Gawker. 4min. 13sec.
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