d4610e5b34655164.jpg Googles Map Dive takes us on a virtual skydive across seven instances of Chrome

During ’s extended edition opening keynote, there was a distinctive lack of skydiving. However, developers showed off lots of interesting things, including functionality highlighting the easy, real-time syncing of data across multiple instances of the browser — whether on smartphone or tablet or desktop. The on-stage demo was a simple slot car racing game but, out on the I/O floor Google had a somewhat more advanced implementation: Map Dive. Running on seven separate instances of Chrome and relying on a 3D camera, Map Dive lets you experience the Maps API from a rather elevated perspective.

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Google’s Map Dive takes us on a virtual skydive across seven instances of Chrome (video)