Getting Data BACK From Google Earth and Into LabView

Posted in Software Libraries by Bill
23 Jun 2010

I wanted to be able to get information back from Google Earth. It’s already easy to plot information on Google Earth, but getting information back, like the GPS coordinates under the mouse pointer, was another story. Well, I slaved myself to my desk for a few days and figured it out. I created a sample VI program that displays the GPS coordinates of the Mouse over the globe, and captures the coordinates on a left mouse click. It then feeds them back into Google Earth as a point.

My Source VI can be Downloaded Here

LabView V8.6 HERE

The following video showcases my sample program.

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  1. 14 Comments.

    • dalarkonNo Gravatar says:

      good day is possible to trace a route from computer to the Arduino

    • BillNo Gravatar says:

      Do you mean create a route and then upload it to the arduino?

    • KeithNo Gravatar says:

      FYI, it’s LabVIEW

    • James JosipNo Gravatar says:

      I am unable to find your VI for this project. Is it available. I am working on a project with similar nature to this. I need to get the coordinates of the clicked position on google earth into labview. Thank you

    • James JosipNo Gravatar says:

      I am sorry I managed to download the file. I am running labview 8.0 and i am unable to open the file. Can this file be saved in labview 8.0 format?
      Thank you.

    • KyleNo Gravatar says:

      The link to the VI no longer works. Anywhere else I can get it?

    • Margarito SummersNo Gravatar says:

      Google Earth, the latest software application from the Internet giant Google, aims to change all this. One of the main features of this application is that it promises you minutely detailed maps of any location in this world. Even pictures of man-made building, trees, parks, mountains are available, if you so desire, in 3-D. It’s a method of information gathering for any specific location in this world. Google Earth is quite simply, an extraordinary technological feat. At a stroke, it has dominated the cartographical business. All you need is a computer and an Internet connection. Just download the software and you can discover the world from your desktop.-..

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