Kiel Christofferson edited this page Mar 11, 2016 · 6 revisions

Liquid Galaxy is a cluster of computers running Google Earth to create an immersive experience. It started as a Google 20% project, and just kept growing!

We built Liquid Galaxy installations in Google offices across the globe, and brought them to over a dozen different conferences. People liked it so much that we decided to share it.

The latest public versions of Google Earth for Linux, Mac and Windows all include the features that make Liquid Galaxy work. This site documents how to use them, and all the supporting scripts and configuration files we use. We even put up the plans for our custom frame.

Here is our Google Summer of Code 2016 Ideas Page.

Summer of Code student projects for 2015:

In 2014 we hosted five Summer of Code student projects:

In 2013 we hosted four Google Summer of Code students:

  • Mihai and Randy worked on multi-screen video conferencing for Liquid Galaxy.
  • Joan had a project for accessing OpenDAI geospatial data.
  • Ismael worked on benchmarking and performance metrics for Liquid Galaxy systems.

In 2012 we hosted three Google Summer of Code students:

We are proud to have hosted three 2011 Google Summer of Code students:

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