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Google Earth 5.2 adds embedded browser and more features

Google Earth 5.2 bring exciting new features to both the free version, as well as paid professional version:

  • Ability to connect your GPS device directly to Google Earth and import your track. You can view elevation, speed, and other data as a graph directly in Earth. Just connect GPS device to upload your track, and select “View Elevation Profile” from menu. This bring up elevation & speed graphs. If your GPS device records additional information such as heart rate or cadence, will be available in the graph. You can also see statistics such as total elevation, maximum slope, and average speed. You can select a portion of your ride & get statistics for just that section. [More Info: Relive your hiking, biking, and other trips in Google Earth]

  • With improved play back trip– just click on time animation button, and relive all those twists & turns in your journey. You can quickly & easily generate a tour of your trip.

  • Embedded browser lets you browse full web. Click on a link, and the browser pane slides across screen. When you want to return to Earth view, just click “Back” button and you’re back exploring the world!
  • Pro 5.2 new features include: Parcel, demographic, and traffic data layers for US; Improved GIS importing; Automatic generation of super-overlays for very large image files; Automatic regioning of large point and vector data sets; Support for MGRS grid system. [More Info: Google Earth Pro 5.2: A powerful tool for professionals]

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