Santa Tracker & Dashboard: Now Live

Posted: December 24, 2012 in All Categories
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Santa's Dashboard

On Christmas Eve Google will be proudly showcasing a preview of Santa’s dashboard  the technology that powers his sleigh during his around-the-world journey. Google received this special preview from one of Santa’s many developer elves, who are hard at work in the North Pole helping Santa prepare for his big day. Santa’s dashboard featuring the latest and greatest in Google Maps technology and sleigh engineering will allow you to follow his progress around the world, and also learn a little about some of his stops along the way.

Our friendly elves have also invited you to explore Santa’s village while Santa gets ready for his journey. So go ahead and explore his village, you might just find some fun activities and meet some interesting elves. On the Google Santa Dashboard, viewers can spot the virtual character’s exact location, the next stop, seconds left until departure, and how many presents have been dropped off, using Google Maps and Google Earth. The Santa Tracker is powered by a custom algorithm that charts his travels from city to city, the team writes.

Google’s Santa Tracker: http://www.google.com/santatracker

Microsoft NORAD’s Santa Tracker: http://cesium.agi.com/tracksanta.html

Before the organizations shift gears to track Santa, there are plenty of mobile games on both websites for children to get acquainted with Santa, Mrs. Claus, elves and the reindeer. Google’s well-designed and festive HTML5 website offers holiday-themed games, personal calls from Santa and a chance to explore Santa’s village. There are plenty of worthy hidden features to dig up.

Which tool will you likely use to track Santa  NORAD’s Santa Tracker with Bing Maps or Google’s Santa Tracker?

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