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Google Earth Browser Plug-in And API Released

Google has released Google Earth browser plugin allowing users to enjoy full 3D digital maps within webpages, using the Javascript API developers can make use of this powerful platform to develop interesting 3D map applications and embed them directly onto webpages requiring just the browser plugin on the user's end to work.

Google Earth Browser Plugin & API Video Demo

Using the API developers can draw markers and lines, drape images over the terrain, add 3D models, and even load KML files, allowing them to build highly sophisticated and advanced 3D map applications, existing Google Map's can be 3D enabled by simply adding a single line of code.

Supported browsers currently include Firefox 2.x, IE6, and IE7, all on Windows.

Google Earth Plugin & API Reference >>

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