Globe animation???

Discussion in 'Professional Video Production' started by jazu, Jul 28, 2008.

  1. jazu

    jazu Guest

    Hi
    I want todo globe animation to show road trip.
    I want to show whole globe rotating slightly. Next zoom to some city and
    show trip direction using red line.
    How to do it? Any suggestion. Can this been done from Google earth?
    thanks
     
    jazu, Jul 28, 2008
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  2. Google earth Pro can create a video flythrough of waypoints - there's
    a 7 day trial version available (though I never received the license
    key by email, so I haven't tried it).

    It's a standalone desktop application and only Pro (about $500
    unlimited) will do the video walkthrough, though people have made
    mashups to do similar jobs.


    There's an exact equivalent in microsoft's live maps at
    http://maps.live.com/ for which you'll need to sign in to passport.

    You will also need to download and install Virtual Earth when prompted

    On the maps page, enter your search location using "Add a Pushpin"
    then add each pushpin on your flythrough to a named Collection.

    After creating your set of pushpins, on collections click Actions ->
    Tour and make videos in 3D, and follow the prompts listed.

    Typically a shorter video (15-60 seconds) would take 2-10 minutes to
    render and save, I think you'll only get windows media video, AVI and
    one other format (forget which) that you can import into your video
    editor.

    HTH
    Cheers - Neil
     
    Neil Smith [MVP Digital Media], Jul 28, 2008
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  3. jazu

    jazu Guest

    thanks
    Will try it
     
    jazu, Jul 29, 2008
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