Comments on: Google Earth vs. Virtual Earth in Denver http://www.digitalearthblog.com/200804/google-earth-vs-virtual-earth-in-denver/ Keeping up with the various digital globe products from companies such as Google, Microsoft and more Sun, 16 Jun 2013 10:14:20 +0000 hourly 1 By: Bing Maps Imagery Update for July | Digital Earth Blog http://www.digitalearthblog.com/200804/google-earth-vs-virtual-earth-in-denver/#comment-2383 Tue, 04 Aug 2009 18:32:06 +0000 http://www.digitalearthblog.com/?p=251#comment-2383 […] not been able to get any answers from Microsoft — but I’ll keep trying.  Their 3D cities are amazing, with 100,000+ buildings and a ton of 3D trees, but they haven’t updated them in over a […]

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By: mickey http://www.digitalearthblog.com/200804/google-earth-vs-virtual-earth-in-denver/#comment-584 Wed, 16 Apr 2008 19:49:31 +0000 http://www.digitalearthblog.com/?p=251#comment-584 That’s my understanding as well. However, it appears that Google now uses some kind of automated processing to assist with the models, but there is no official word on that yet.

It seems to me that they need to do something to help them scale more quickly, as Microsoft is pushing out insane numbers of buildings with each update.

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By: mike http://www.digitalearthblog.com/200804/google-earth-vs-virtual-earth-in-denver/#comment-583 Wed, 16 Apr 2008 19:38:55 +0000 http://www.digitalearthblog.com/?p=251#comment-583 This is awesome, both companies products are coming along nicely…

My understanding is that Microsoft’s Denver is now created 100% with automated processing, whereas Google’s Denver has significant manual steps. If so, it might indicate that Google’s process will not scale to large areas and large numbers of cities.

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