Well well,, First the challenge for Search Engine from Microsoft and now the challenge for Google Earth. Wait a minute catch is, its not Microsift this time,, So who is it????
ISRO(Indian Space Research Organization), yes yes who heard right. Our very own ISRO. ISRO launched Bhuvan aka Google Earth killer, a satellite-based 3D mapping application.
Bhuvan uses the data recorded by Indian satellites.
Bhuvan’s edge over Google Earth
Google Earth’s Bhuvan
Zoom levels up to 200 mt Bhuvan Zoom levels up to 10 mt.
Single layer information ISRO’s Bhuvan Multi-layer information.
Images upgraded every 4 years Bhuvan Images upgraded every year.
No alternate viewing options Options of viewing on different dates.
Uses international satellites ISRO’s Bhuvan Uses Indian satellites.
You will need to download a Plug in to use Bhuvan and create an account. So all you there explore this new tool and post comments.