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Google Earth Studio to Fusion

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Google Earth Studio to Fusion

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Post by Shem Namo » Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:49 am

Hi Everyone, Happy Holidays

I remember seeing something here in the forum about importing maps into Fusion, but I don't recall what it was called. :oops:
I tried using the search bar but couldn't find it.
The Question: Is it possible to somehow import data from Google Earth Studio and do the animating in Fusion.


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Re: Google Earth Studio to Fusion

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Post by SirEdric » Mon Dec 23, 2019 8:03 am

That would have probably been me...:-)
viewtopic.php?f=6&t=2456&hilit=gpx
But afaik you need a special license for accessing google imagery....

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Re: Google Earth Studio to Fusion

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Post by Shem Namo » Mon Dec 23, 2019 8:32 am

Yep, that's it!

What do you mean special license?
even with Google earth studio?

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Added in 16 minutes 3 seconds:
What about NASA WorldWind it's open source.
https://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/
Just an idea.


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Re: Google Earth Studio to Fusion

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Post by SirEdric » Mon Dec 23, 2019 2:14 pm

Shem Namo wrote:
Mon Dec 23, 2019 8:48 am
even with Google earth studio?
Dunno, I don't have earth studio....:-)
The way my script works is basically by extracting the data from the GPS Track
and the downloading images from those sites that can easily be accessed by means of a standardized URL made up of LatLon coordinates and zoomfactor.
(And that supply a download server for that imagery)
Google Earth (and Earth Studio) seems to worj a bit different there.
e.g. I was never able to pull images from Google the same way as I do with OpenStreet / OpenTopo.

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Re: Google Earth Studio to Fusion

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Post by Shem Namo » Tue Feb 18, 2020 7:57 am

This may be a little off topic, but it looks pretty cool

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Post by yannis » Tue Feb 18, 2020 9:25 am

This video is about a "proof of concept" tool for Blender.
We had a discussion here about it (with a big disclaimer from the tool's author).

About topology tools and websites, I cannot find anything outside the North-American sub-continent anymore, even when creating accounts on the Nasa/Uni websites (I'm sure more data was available a few years ago). Please correct me if I'm wrong...