Control Google Earth Milktruck from Matlab

Google Earth Monster Milktruck in Matlab GUI
Updated 15 Aug 2011

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This function is an example on how to integrate GoogleEarth Milktruckdemo in a Matlab figure or GUI and
control it via Matlab controls.

You need the GoogleEarth plugin to be installed. Therefore just visit a website, where the plugin is needed
and install it, e.g.:

The rest is more simple:

The workaround for integrating GE in Matlab GUI is simple to embed a Microsoft Internet ActiveX-Control in the GUI.
For the buttons just download uicontrol:

Further Readings:
see in Matlab Help: actx_explore for integrating Shell-Explorer

Programmed by Sven Koerner: koerner(underline)sven(add)
Date: 2011/08/04

Cite As

Sven Koerner (2024). Control Google Earth Milktruck from Matlab (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2010a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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