A New Dimension for Google Maps

Brian McClendon (Google)
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom Level:
Average rating: ****.
(4.14, 7 ratings)

Brian will discuss engineering efforts within the Geo product division to use WebGL, a new programming language which allows web applications to generate interactive 3D graphics with any compatible web browser while using hardware GPU acceleration.

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Brian McClendon


Brian McClendon built computer graphics software and hardware at Silicon Graphics before co-founding Keyhole in 2000. Keyhole was purchased by Google in 2004, now known as Google Earth. Brian is currently a Google Vice President of Engineering, responsible for geo-products including Google Maps, Google Earth, Streetview, and Sketchup.

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