Friday, October 19, 2012

Fly around London using the PigeonSim

Fly around London using the PigeonSim
Flap faster I think I see a raptor coming up
from behind!

starGoogle Earth Blog
October 19, 2012 8:36 AM
by Google Earth Blog

Fly around London using the PigeonSim

Over the years we've seen some creative ways that people have used Google Earth. From the crazy "skydiving" a few years ago, to Paul van Dinther's impressive A-tour, we've seen a lot of great ways to stretch Google Earth.

Today's is a mixture of crazy and awesome -- a simulator that uses the Xbox Kinect to allow you to pretend to be a pigeon and fly around London. It looks great!


Check out the video below to see a bit more about how it works.

For more, check out the full write-up on


Dr. Art Trembanis
Associate Professor
109 Penny Hall
Department of Geological Sciences
The College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment
University of Delaware
Newark DE 19716
"We shall not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time."
-T. S. Eliot, Little Gidding

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