Google delivers higher-resolution images to Maps and Earth

/ 03:46 PM June 28, 2016

Newer processing techniques and up-to-date data from satellites enable Google to deliver higher-resolution images for its navigation software.

For those who like to check out the terrain on Google Maps and Earth, they will be pleasantly surprised with the new higher-resolution images that Google has rolled out.

Google’s new processing techniques and the latest data from the Landsat 8 satellite combined to create the sharper imagery that users can now enjoy when they navigate using either Maps or Earth, according to a report from Engadget.


Check out Google Maps and click on the satellite option to view the improvements.  Alfred Bayle


TOPICS: Google, Google earth, Google Maps, high resolution satellite images, Landsat 8
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