links for 2010-08-25

  • US National Geospatial Agency will be getting an easy-to-use Google Earth-based system to share data in a "cry for help" to Google. Bing Maps also wanted to bid on the contract, but the article makes clear the agency thinks only Google can deliver the goods. Bing Maps doesn't have a virtual globe, has little foreign satellite imagery, and no built-in timeline for historical imagery — all of this useful to geospatial analysts.

2 thoughts on “links for 2010-08-25”

Comments are closed.