Melbourne: Google has unveiled a virtual glass elevator that lets a person fly around the world.The Liquid Galaxy project is an interactive booth with wraparound LCD screens, reports News.com.au.
Screens show synchronised views via Google Earth and you can use a six-axis mouse to move your way through air and water.
The video was taken by Mashable staff at a live demo by creator Jason Holt at TED.
“With the Liquid Galaxy, we could fly through the Grand Canyon, leap into low-Earth orbit, and come back down to perch on the Great Pyramid of Giza without even breaking a sweat.” –Holt on the Google Lat Long Blog.
First Published: Friday, February 12, 2010, 15:12