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Topic # 130955 3-Oct-2013 16:46
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Anyone notice that Apple has added 3D Flyover data in Maps for Christchurch? Looks awesome, and fairly recent too. Cathedral looks a bit sad as you twist it about.

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  Reply # 907297 3-Oct-2013 17:08
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Google Earth have had this for quite a while, which means Android is still ahead ;)





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  Reply # 907299 3-Oct-2013 17:17
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Indeed.

Local arm of Fairfax picked it up

http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/christchurch-earthquake-2011/9240680/Flyover-map-reveals-3D-Christchurch
Not terribly new. Still has some of the major towers present that have been gone for a while now

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 908179 4-Oct-2013 22:20
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The google earth stuff is not the same. The ones for chch in Google Earth are "hand made" 3D models plonked on top of their real life locations. The Apple ones have been fashioned from actual flyovers from multiple angles and had every building, yes every house, every car and every tree in 3D. Google have done this for the likes of San Francisco but not chch.

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