Alternative way to control Google Maps with Labview


This is a nice example of how to control Google Maps.

With this Labview VI you are able to:

1-Control the center Point of the Map with the desired coordinates.
2-Control the Size, Zoom and the Format of the Map (terrain, hybrid, etc).
3- You are able to put multiple balloons, and change color, size,, etc.
4-You are able to draw paths between the center point and the balloons.

You can attach multiple GPS and display the position of each with a balloon, please modify it to your needs.

The bad: Is a little bit slow, depending on your internet connection.

Files:
Google_maps_by_Jordi.zip

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Comment by Genesis Factor on October 1, 2008 at 5:03am
jordi, man, you and i have to talk about programming! I need something like this, (but not for labview, as i don't have it)
Comment by tychoc on October 1, 2008 at 10:04am
Nice, just tried it out. Maybe use a shift register for the URL instead of a local variable. Don't loose the dataflow paradigm that way.

-tychoc
Comment by rhb123 on October 3, 2008 at 3:12pm
There is a LabVIEW library for working with Google Earth:
LabVIEW + Google Earth
How do you use your VI? To plan UAV routes?
Comment by lwinlwin on August 8, 2009 at 5:16am
how can i calibrate google map. I want to used for GPS by using Labview and activeX control
Comment by Caleb M on September 29, 2009 at 5:37pm
Getting API key errors. :(
Comment by Bob Mach on August 12, 2010 at 7:13am
hola jordi,
I would be interested in programing this in PHP... I know how to do it for un*x systems (serial to php etc). The user would only need to have a web server with php and a serial connection, the rest could be scripted.

Do you think this might be interesting to the rest of the users?
VVVery cool project BTW!
Comment by Martin John Borja on November 7, 2010 at 9:49pm
Hey Jordi,

I was testing the vi attached and I cannot seem to add new paths.
How do I add path balloons?

Thanks,
Martin

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