Plaque from the launch of Earthviewer, 2004

Made:
2004 in Campbell

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Framed plaque commemorating the launch of Keyholes Earthviewer, containing disc and subscription printout, made by
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum
Brian McClendon| Science Museum, London

Framed plaque commemorating the launch of Keyholes Earthviewer, containing disc and subscription printout, made by
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum
Brian McClendon| Science Museum, London

Framed plaque commemorating the launch of Keyholes Earthviewer, containing disc and subscription printout, made by
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum
Brian McClendon| Science Museum, London

Framed plaque commemorating the launch of Keyhole’s Earthviewer, containing disc and subscription printout, made by Brian's Custom Framing, Campbell, California, United States, 2004.

Earthviewer, designed by Keyhole Inc, was a software that allowed users to view maps and terrain across the world in 3D on their computer. It was first released on a subscription basis in 2002, and became after being acquired by Google was released as the free download Google Earth in 2005. This plaque, belonging to Keyhole co-founder Brain McClendon commemorates the launch of the software, and contains the original disc and subscription print out.

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Category:
Temporary Exhibitions
Object Number:
L2014-4181
type:
plaque
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credit:
Lent by Brian A McClendon
status:
Loan

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