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Not at the moment. There is a company (sorry I can't name them at this point) who has a patent out for this very thing. Technically, it is possible, as a DAE is just an XML format, therefore, you could embed the georeferencing format. The question is would your software be able to read the georeferencing from the Collada file.
There are plugins for importing KML into the FOSS 3D modelling package Blender (a GREAT piece of software by the way.) And Blender also exports to Collada, and has a python api. So you might be able to build something with those components. The thing to watch out for is preserving coordinates though. Since Blender isn't explicitly a GIS, you'll have to make ...
To export a vector to Collada, you can choose any free versions of SketchUp. I give you this link because here you can find a lot of versions, begining with 5. (I've tested only the following versions: 7, 8, and Make. The Make version has enabled the Pro version, for eight hours of work). To be able to load your kml files in SketchUp, you may use the KML ...
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