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Google Earth 4.1 for Macintosh supports 3Dconnexion SpaceNavigator

California, USA, 09 May 2007: 3Dconnexion announced its line of 3D mice are now supported by Goolge Earth for Mac version 4.1. It is said that using SpaceNavigator, the Mac users can now experience much better navigation control in Google Earth with the ability for more fluid and intuitive soaring around the globe and zooming in on any location, offering an enhanced 3D experience. In addition, SpaceNavigator also enables an increased ability to visualize graphics and content in Google Earth. SpaceNavigator is used in conjunction with the mouse and keyboard and is held in the alternate hand to navigate 3D worlds as well as simultaneously pan, zoom and rotate 3D objects.

The SpaceNavigator device currently works with Google Earth on Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and now Mac OS X 10.4.6 platforms. 3Dconnexion’s product line is supported by 3D applications, including Adobe Photoshop CS3, NASA Word Wind 1.4, Adobe Acrobat 3D, and Autodesk Maya.

3Dconnexion is a wholly owned subsidiary of Logitech a provider of 3D navigation devices for 3D design and visualization. 3Dconnexion’s devices are serving a wide variety of industries and are used by 3D designers, animators and artists. For more information visit www.3Dconnexion.com