Do you sometimes need some animations of Google Earth imagery for your videos? For example to show the surroundings of your vacation accommodation or animate the route of your road trips.

If yes, then Google Earth Studio is the perfect solution for you.

Google Earth Studio is an animation tool for Google Earth’s 3D and satellite imagery.

Especially in cities with good 3D building coverage you can create animations that looks like real helicopter or drone shots.

Have a look at some examples here:

Currently Google Earth Studio is available as a closed preview, but I got my account activated within a few days.

The tool is completely browser based. This means you only need the latest version of Chrome. No software installation needed.

If you are new to animation tools you should follow the tutorial videos here:

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If you want to develop and deploy a Mendix/MindSphere app, you will find a lot of helpful documentation how to do this.
Either on the MindSphere documentation or on the Mendix documentation website.
These guides describe how to run a Mendix application inside the integrated CloudFoundry environment on MindSphere.

But what if you want to do it the other way around?

Run the Mendix app in the Mendix cloud and integrate this app in MindSphere.

Is this possible? Yes. This is possible with the so called Selfhosted application feature of MindSphere.

What you need to do is the following:

  1. You need the MindSphere Outbound traffic upgrade
  2. Develop a Mendix/MindSphere app. The easiest way to do this is by using the…

Thilo Boehm

Technical PreSales Solutions Consultant @ Siemens Digital Industries Software

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