How to track Santa Claus this Christmas Eve
If you have young children, you will probably hear this a lot during Christmas Eve: “Where is Santa right now?” Tracking tools Like the NORAD Santa Tracker And Google’s Santa TrackerEveryone can know when Father Christmas will arrive.
Here’s how you can follow Santa’s journey on Christmas Eve.
Track Santa Claus with NORAD
In 1955, NORAD (North American Aerospace Defence Command), created the first ever Santa tracker. It was once a boring animation showing Santa’s reindeer and sleigh flying across a map. NORAD Many new features have been added to the site Recent yearsYou can find videos, stories, Christmas music, and mini-games.
The NORAD Santa tracker is not a 2D model. It has a 3D visual representation of Santa’s journey since the platform was created. CesiumOpen-source 3D mapping library. It can also be used Satellite imagery by Bing MapsThis makes the world appear more “realistic”.
Users can also view a “Santa Cam”, which shows Santa making his way around the globe to deliver presents to all children on the nice list.
NORAD’s website features Santa’s North Pole Village. This includes a holiday countdown and arcade-style games. It also has kid-friendly music. There is also an online library and a variety of videos that can be viewed on NORAD’s official website. YouTube channel.
NORAD Santa tracker available noradsanta.orgYou can also download the NORAD Tracks Santa app.Apple’s App Store Or theGoogle Play Store The website is available in English and Chinese as well as French, Spanish, Japanese (Japanese), German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Spanish, Japanese, Japanese, German, and Italian.
For a more personal experience, call 1-877–HI-NORAD (1–877-446-6732) and speak with a volunteer at the organization’s call centre. They’ll update your on Santa’s current location.
Amazon Alexa users can track Santa through NORAD thanks to a partnership with Amazon. Open the Amazon Alexa app, then go to “Skills & Games”, then search for the “NORAD Tracks Santa skill.” Once enabled, you will be able to ask Alexa “Alexa where’s Santa?” Or, you can say “Alexa call Santa” and Santa will get on the phone with your children. You can also leave a voicemail message.
Google allows you to track Santa Claus
Google’s Santa Tracker Inaugurated in 2004 It simulates Santa’s tracking. The website includes a live map showing Santa’s current location, the next stop, and a live video feed showing his route. It also shows the estimated arrival time for each destination. It also displays the total distance Santa has traveled and the number of presents that he has delivered.
The page is open as Santa’s Village during December, where users can play mini-gamesYou can play interactive games, take quizzes, view animated videos, and explore other interactive activities. Players can create their own elf using Google’s “Elf Maker” game, and also host a concert with the “Elf Jamband” band. Kids can also learn to code with fun tutorials such as “Code Boogie”.
Users can also ask Google Assistant for information about Santa’s location. You can ask Google Assistant, “Hey Google! Where’s Santa?” and “What’s New at the North Pole?” to get access to Google’s North Pole Newscast, where you can find out what Santa and his elves have been up too.
Google Assistant allows you to call Santa. Santa will be practicing for a concert and will need your musical advice when you call him.
Don’t forget Google Assistant to tell a Santa joke!
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