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Old 06-03-2011, 04:31 PM   #1
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Ovi Maps 3D

STUNNING 3D map that runs right in your browser. Buildings are all scaled properly and facades are nearly flawless. It's as if you're in a helicopter above Boston (and various other metro-areas of cities). Use the "select a city" in the bottom corner to explore major cities of the world and see landmarks.

Check it out:
http://maps.ovi.com/3D

City to MIT to Harvard aerial tour:
http://maps.ovi.com/3D/#tour-25

Cities:
San Francisco
California, USA
London, United Kingdom
New York, New York, USA
Barcelona, Spain
Wien, Austria
Firenze, Italy
Venezia, Italy
Madrid, Spain
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Prague, Czech Republic
Los Angeles, California, USA
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Helsinki, Finland
Stockholm, Sweden
Milano, Italy
Toronto, Canada
Miami, Florida, USA
Copenhagen, Denmark
Oslo, Norway
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Old 06-03-2011, 04:59 PM   #2
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Re: Ovi Maps 3D

Damn.


That's baller.
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Old 06-03-2011, 05:16 PM   #3
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Their data and models are WAY more accurate than the BRA's.
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Old 06-03-2011, 06:23 PM   #4
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I just wet my pants. Love it.
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Old 06-03-2011, 08:38 PM   #5
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Re: Ovi Maps 3D

The required plugin is not compatible with my version of FireFox but I'm afraid to upgrade to FF4. I hear the FF3 versions are better...
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The required plugin is not compatible with my version of FireFox but I'm afraid to upgrade to FF4. I hear the FF3 versions are better...
FF4 is awesome.
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FF4 is awesome.
Ah screw it... FF4, HERE I COME!
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I just wet my pants. Love it.
I had the same reaction, btw.
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Chrome or bust.
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This is fricken awesome! Ugh, as if I wasn't already addicted to maps as it was!!!

BTW, can regular Ovi Maps be used like Google Maps? Like, can I make lines and polygons on it?
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I just drove this on my nice rig at home (as opposed to my crap work computer) and I can't get over how much the views look like photographs. The captured the light like the sun is really there. There is a warm glow over certain angles and shadow over others. This is breathtaking.
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Amazing. This puts Google to shame. Nice find, datadyne.
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