You do realize that Microsoft and Google are competitors locked in a deep battle over visible Earth technology?
Originally Posted by Gabor
That Microsoft's Bing Maps greatly exceeds Google Maps and Google Earth view of many parts of the world as far as 3D and realism?
That the only way you would ever see Google technology and images in Flight Simulator is after one company bought the other.
Tileproxy and other realistic scenery products are nice, but to me Google Earth is far, far from reaching the current capabilities of FSX.
While those have realistic images, they do not have variable lighting effects, the changes in sun angle, the changes in shadows, etc. Plus the coverage area is too small. And the colors are off worse than the default FSX landclass.
I would love it if Google Earth would get down to maximum satellite resolution for the United States. Because most of the parts of this country where I fly in FS, GE cannot resolve individual buildings under 100x100 feet very well. :-(
Probably 50% of more of the earth's land surface in Google Earth is too poorly resolved to identify any object under 300x300M in size.
Last edited by ReggieF5421; 02-02-2010 at 01:06 PM.
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