1. Perfect Storms
To promote the last season of Perfect Storms the History Channel created this interactive that allows you to virtually destroy your house in a fire storm.
The app uses a combination of Google Maps and Street View to show the likely effects of a perfect storm on your own home and neighborhood.
2. Under the Dome
If you've read Stephen King's Under the Dome then you may already imagined what it would be like to have your town encased in a giant dome. To celebrate their TV version of King's novel CBS has released a
promotional website that includes an application that allows you to
check to see if you also live under the dome.
To use the app you just
need to enter your address. A Google Map then pans across the dome
(because it appears that we all do indeed live under the dome). The app then cuts to a Street View scene of your home as it appears inside the dome.
3. After Earth Decay
After the Decay is a Google Map that allows you to observe how the world will look one
thousand years after humans have left the planet. Using a time-line
slider tool you can view satellite images of the Earth over the next
thousand years and observe continental drift in action as South America
crashes into Africa.
In Street View mode you can view future images of famous locations
around the world and witness the collapse of the Eiffel Tower and the
erosion of the White House and other globally important buildings and
4. Chaos in Your Town
Robots from the year 2029 have been sent back in time to destroy you and your home!
Yes - the robots are here to get YOU!
Chaos in Your Town lets you create a blockbuster robot film featuring your very own street
and house. Using Google Maps Street View as the background to the
scenes Chaos in Your Town creates an incredible Flash based movie that
shows robots walking down your street, targeting your house and blowing
it to kingdom come.
5. Home Sweet Zombie
Here is yet another promotional Street View animation campaign - this time involving zombies. Confused.com, the UK's most popular price comparison service, has launched a video creation application called Home Sweet Zombie
If you enter your address into Home Sweet Zombie then the application
creates an animated video that shows zombies taking over your street
using Google Maps Street View. Once you have created your own
personalised video you can share it with friends via Twitter and