3D Images Come To Google Maps And Google Earth

December 11, 2014 | Prachi Gupta

As impressive as they are invasive, Google Maps are about to get a lot more detailed. The company has introduced 3D imaging to Google Maps and Google Earth in San Francisco and New York, with more cities getting rendered in 2015. TechCrunch reports that the change comes from “better cameras and improved algorithms,” which really help flesh out the shapes (notice the boat). Take a look at the differences in the image above.