Wow, Virtual Earth sure is getting a lot of exposure on TV lately. There are a number of news stations that use it for their news stories and for their weather reports. Now CBS is on the map with their latest episode of CSI: NY. In this latest episode they actually use Virtual Earth to locate a killer. Great work detectives.

Here's a few screen captures.

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3D Tour from space down to a custom 3D model

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You can find the episode here, Virtual Earth’s big scene is from 36:40-37:00 (single-click the slider bar under the screen to jump ahead – you’ll need to watch a commercial or two first. http://www.cbs.com/primetime/csi_ny/video/video.php?cid=446409462&play=true&cc=0

 

BTW, has anyone noticed that Gary Sinese looks like Doctor McCoy from Star Trek?