What SlideTrip is
A SlideTrip will fly you around Google Earth while it simultaneously presents a slideshow. It can be about anything, such as your family vacation, and can include photos, video, and your voice narrating the show with background music. While a user is watching a SlideTrip, they can pause it and watch another SlideTrip that presents further information. They can then return to the previous show. That’s how we got the name SlideTrip.
Our mission is to organize slideshows about your life. We call them, “Slidetrips.” For example, you can create a slidetrip for an up-coming birthday, and invite others to contribute their pictures and videos and write and record their memories and well-wishes. You can even order a book containing your photos as a gift and let everyone sign it on-line before it is shipped.
To make your own slidetrip, click on this link: http://goo.gl/mgnfic
Would you like to volunteer as a beta-tester for the SlideTrip editor? Drop me a note here: http://www.slidetrip.com/help/167-2/
Following are some presentations that we have made:
Here is an example of a family history presentation. Fly to the various events of the life of Thomas Noble, a Puritan settler. Here is a web page with an index into various events of his life.
Here is a tour of the life of President Obama. This tour is still under construction, but it gives you an idea about how this project works.
Events Surrounding the Boston Bombings This is a virtual tour on the events surrounding the Boston Marathon bombings.
Visit this page often to find the newest virtual tours. A few of the tours that are in the works: Battlefields of the U.S. Civil War; the most popular museums of the world, complete with links to 3-D 360 views of rooms; a tool that will generate tours of the lives of your ancestors.