The following video played on the monitors of the Geo booth at the recent Google I/O event. It features a montage of things that can be done with various geo products like Earth, Sketchup, and of course Maps. Skip ahead to 0:50 to see a smattering of cool mashups and My Maps:
Related: YouTube Playlist: All Google Geo Videos
New and updated mashups:
- WeatherUnderground.com + Google Maps = WunderMap! [Press release here..]
- Simple, fun "Find that Country" Google Maps Game
- A real-time plot of product reviews on 200+ retailer websites
- The Society Google maps luxury holiday rentals
- New eBay Google Maps Search Mashups: BuyItNearby & Auction Search Kit
- MapOfVideo: Mapped video clips + Wikipedia
- RoadTripHelper maps hotels worldwide and finds you the best price by searching major travel sites.
- Mappery.com integrates a Google Earth view in your browser!- Mappery is a cool maps index that plots locations of map collections (PDFs, JPGs, scanned paper maps etc..) It's a great concept to view maps that otherwise would be very hard to browse and view.
Aaron has also added his 5000th panorama to nearly cover all of Australia. Watch for him at next weeks's Google Developer Day. Here is his panorama of last year's event.
- Google Maps live video mashup, Seero have created a GPX uploader to let you upload pre-recorded videos plus a GPX track to sync them both together on a map. More details are in this Seero Blog post!
- Media/News Maps Mashup pioneer Patrick Cain of the Toronto Star introduces a new blog and feature for TheStar.com: Map of the Week
- Reddit.com - Geospatial - a good way to track new Google Maps mashups and other fun geo stuff!
- Gizmodo shows us how Google really places Map markers!
- Press Coverage for the great Book Maps concept, The 21 Steps: Newsweek.com: Telling Stories the Online Way & ReadWriteWeb: Love it or Hate It: Penguin's Putting Books on Twitter and Google Maps
- Learn how to use Google Maps to plan your next trip!