Google Earth 7.1 Adds Support for Leap Motion Controller [Video]

Posted April 22, 2013 at 5:31pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 5040 views

Google has announced that its latest update to Google Earth adds support for the Leap Motion Controller.

People love getting lost exploring new places in Google Earth, so to make virtual flight even better, Google Earth 7.1 now supports Leap Motion's touch-free 3D motion controller letting you navigate Google Earth with simple hand gestures. The Leap Motion Controller will start shipping globally soon, but check out the video below for a sneak peek at it in action.

Google also updated the star field and Milky Way to bring added realism (and fun) to space exploration. For Google Earth Pro, the latest edition of offers map-making features to create legends and add titles directly to a map, and new viewshed functionality helps you evaluate a remote site from comforts of home or work.

Take a look at the video below or download Google Earth from here.


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grv424 - April 23, 2013 at 6:57pm
I wish they release this to all market and not just the americans.
Tzvi Filler - April 22, 2013 at 5:38pm
The iOS app?
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