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February 9th, 2011
Japan’s NHK Brings Google Earth-like Graphics to Live TV

Engineers at Japanese public broadcaster NHK (Nippon Hoso Kyokai) have developed a system that can overlay Google Earth-like labels over live TV images from helicopters. Called SkyMap, the system relies on an additional datastream sent from the helicopter with the live video. The data includes the current GPS position of the helicopter, the direction in which the camera is facing, and it’s zoom level. Read More