January, 2007

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About Virtual Earth (MapPoint) B2B

The Virtual Earth (MapPoint) B2B blog I've created is more than just a post of my rants and raves about what's cool and lame. It's a place where people interested in Virtual Earth technology can come to review archived content, ask questions, or propose feature requests. It's fun but has a value added element for enterprise developers to *hopefully* find the answers they're looking for after they've looked everywhere else.

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    Japan Mashup

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    Check out this mashup using our Japan Maps (Thanks Y)! http://dev.geoap.jp/demo/ve_keiro/ve_ajax_keiro.html . VERY COOl! The following functionality was discoverable: 1.Enable a user to define a location(s) with a right-mouse click. 2.Obtain...
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    New Bird's Eye Imagery - 1/24/2007

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    I'm a bit slow to post this, but the following imagery is now available in Bird's Eye view: Counties: Dade Co, FL Harris Co, TX Palm Co, FL Jefferson Co, AL Montgomery Co, AL Travis Co, TX Horry Co, TX Jackson Co, MI Yuma Co, AZ Snohomish Co, WA...
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    Miami in 3D

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    We just published Miami and Miami Beach in 3D. You can check out the building models along the coast line. And, although my Chargers choked and I lost a bet to some girl in Boston, Dolphins' Stadium is available just in time for the Super Bowl. Check...
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    Look Local by Idelix

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    Someone forwarded me a great site comparing Virtual Earth, Google Maps and Yahoo Maps. You can see it here: http://looklocal.idelix.com . This is a fantastic site! I love the mini-window which provides contrast between your focus area and the rest of...
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    Come see us at Inman - NYC

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    I'll be working the Microsoft Virtual Earth booth at the Inman Real Estate Connect Conference next week. Stop by the booth and say, "Hey!" I'm going to try to blog the trip on my Inman provided blog , but being on a time zone 3 hours ahead of what I'm...
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    Want The New Bird's Eye Navigation?

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    A release to the consumer site has exposed some new capabilities to the maps.live.com site which aren't yet available in the API . . . or are they? Well, yes they are. This is completely unsupported so do so at your own risk; however, the latest release...
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    Animated Icons on SportsDo

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    Check out this app which shows how SportsDo is working with the BBC for their cult Ski Sunday show tracking their main presenter, Graham Bell, down each of the men’s downhill courses this season. Once it loads the map, just click "Play." Be sure to switch...
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