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5 Φεβ 2013 (πριν από 4 χρόνια και 7 μήνες)

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Global Connection Project in Presents:


Ted Morse

Potentially Pretty Pretty Pictures
and Ponies

Momentarily Mesmerizing Monitors

Common Operating Picture


People need to collaborate and share
information quickly and effectively


Intra/Inter
-
disaster relief group
communication needs to be improved.


What if Google Earth were used as a virtual
whiteboard to share images and
information?

Google’s Good Gift


Google Earth is a virtual globe browser
supporting custom overlays and data
through KML.



External content can be brought in through
Network Links.

Common Operating Picture, cont’d


Google Earth has two technologies that
allow near
-
instantaneous communication:

1.
Incremental Change API for KML.


A way of changing, adding and deleting items to
an existing KML document.

2.
Simulating server
-
push with a Network Link.


A way of loading additional content from a
network.

Common Operating Picture cont’d

Server

Client

Client

Client

Disaster Image Overlays


There is no good way of knowing what
Disaster imagery is available in a timely
manner.


Solution: Bring in imagery from different
sources and place into Common Operating
Picture.

Gigapixel Panorama Sharing


Gigapan: Panorama Capture Device using
consumer camera


Ruby on Rails: MVC web application
framework written in Ruby.



Gigapan + RoR = Gigalicious

Future Work


Utilize other image sources for disaster
imagery besides Digital Globe.


Improve UI/Security of panorama sharing
site.


Cellphones combined with GPS to provide
geo
-
tagged ground photography.

Questions?