Hyperlapse and Google Earth

Act 1

Act 2

What do we need to know?

Where are we? Mackinack bridge, Michigan

How long did the video take? 4.15 sec

Act 2

Question: How far have we gone?

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That’s 5 miles in 4.15 seconds. Approximately 1.2 miles per second

Act 3

How long will it take to drive from Sioux Falls SD to Beresford SD…28 miles


Turns out…Hyperlapse has one speed..4.15 seconds.

If it instead took a linear approach, how long should this video have taken?…about 16.7 sec.

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