Browse by Tags

Tagged Content List
  • Blog Post: AT&T Launches Child Locator Service with Virtual Earth

    AT&T just launched a great new service to keep an eye on your little ones when they’re not with you. The new application dubbed “FamilyMap” allows parents to track their child’s whereabouts anytime via AT&T’s location framework. Parents will give their children an AT&T device, then login...
  • Blog Post: iSynth – The Photosynth Browser for iPhone

    A few months ago I posted about the Seadragon browser that was published for iPhone allowing users to browse Photosynth and Virtual Earth on the Apple mobile device – Virtual Earth Via Seadragon on iPhone . Well, now there’s a new iPhone application made just for browsing Photosynths call iSynth and...
  • Blog Post: Virtual Earth + SharePoint = Business (Location) Intelligence

    In many of my discussions with customers I talk about the value Virtual Earth plays in data visualization, especially around business intelligence and visualizing that information on maps for analysis. Now, even the iPhone is making its way into enterprise applications hosted by SharePoint with IDV Solution...
  • Blog Post: Developing Mobile Applications with Virtual Earth Web Services

    Richard Brundritt and Robert McGovern from Infusion Development just got their “ Developing a Mobile Application Using Virtual Earth Web Services ” technical article published on MSDN and it’s available for your reading and plagiarizing pleasure. Excerpt: “ The constraints of mobile device applications...
  • Blog Post: Live Search for Mobile Updated

    The Live Search team has published a significant update to their Live Search Mobile client application which leverages Microsoft Virtual Earth quite heavily. The new release has some exciting features including Walking Directions, Collection import and Bird’s Eye photography! Location is so critical...
  • Blog Post: MSDN Article: Use GPS & Web Maps For Location-Aware Apps

    Christopher Mitchell authored the article “ Use GPS And Web Maps For Location-Aware Apps ” for MSDN Magazine and it’s now published on the site. The focus of the application is for Windows Mobile devices, their onboard GPS and mapping out location information using MapPoint Web Service . I wanted to...
  • Blog Post: Vodaphone Releases Pocket Life Mobile with Virtual Earth

    The beta release of Vodaphone’s Pocket Life is now available for free download . Pocket Life is a web and mobile service that offers a seamless, integrated experience for communication, social networking, location based services, street and satellite mapping. Pocket Life was designed around your group...
  • Blog Post: Virtual Earth Via Seadragon on iPhone

    Perhaps you’ve heard that the Live Labs team launched a free version of the Seadragon browser for iPhone …perhaps not. While the viewer is awesome and provides a killer photo viewer (arguably better than what comes with the iPhone) it also has Microsoft Virtual Earth included natively in the application...
  • Blog Post: Developing Virtual Earth iPhone Applications with Objective-C

    You’ve been waiting for this post. If you’ve tried doing any iPhone development with Virtual Earth you’ve probably been swearing up a storm, beating down your computer, and lost hours of sleep wondering how Loopt , Weather Central and now NMobile got their iPhone apps working. Well, Colin Cornaby from...
  • Blog Post: Mobile Speed Trap Mapping with iPhone

    The newest app in the Apple iStore just may save you some cash. Njection Mobile (NMobile) allows users to find and report current and historical locations along the roads where our friendly law enforcement officers tend to hang out before stopping us for our autographs. NMobile uses Microsoft Virtual...
  • Blog Post: Building Virtual Earth Applications for iPhone

    Ok, so let's just jump in with both feet here. I have a post for "Getting a Map with the Virtual Earth Web Service" to tip your toe in the water, but with all of the emails I'm getting about this I better go ahead and just write it up and get it out there so I can just point people to it. This...
  • Blog Post: Stream Video and Location Together with GPS-Enabled Mobile Video

    Inca Mobile is rolling out some interesting technology to simultaneously stream video from a mobile phone while leveraging the onboard GPS to track position of where a user is and is moving to and from. The software, called Live Media GPS , currently in beta, runs on Windows Mobile 5 and 6 on phones...
  • Blog Post: Hurricane Gustav Coverage with Virtual Earth

    I found a couple good sites using Virtual Earth to visualize information about Hurricane Gustav (in addition to the Texas Natural Resources Information System Launches Emergency Resource Site ). See below. MSNBC - Shows the path, points along the path with additional information, timeline intensity,...
  • Blog Post: Weather Central and Virtual Earth on the iPhone

    Tomorrow, Weather Central is launching their new MyWeather application for the iPhone and it is pretty darn slick. Okay, sick! The application will provide you with weather updates in tabular format ( iPhone tabular format is like candy), but more importantly it will also include weather overlays atop...
  • Blog Post: Virtual Earth WAP Maps

    Yesterday's demonstration of Loopt's social networking application on the iPhone with Virtual Earth maps has inspired me to write about another mobile effort that Target Corp . launched just a couple weeks ago. The Target WAP mobile store locator using Virtual Earth is now live and allows you to find...
  • Blog Post: Virtual Earth and iPhone

    Who says Google gets all the love from Apple's iPhone? If you saw or read about the introduction of the new version of iPhone at The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, perhaps you caught Sam Altman, Loopt CEO, demonstrating Loopt's new application on the device for finding friends. And, if you saw...
  • Blog Post: Live Search Mobile - Shipped

    Live Search for Mobile Browse (point your mobile browser http://m.live.com ) If you’ve used this product before, then you’ll definitely notice the improvements. If not, we think it’ll earn a spot on your bookmark list.  A Single Search Box: Tell us what and where, if applicable and you’ll get...
  • Blog Post: SLAMming with Virtual Earth

    What happens when you mix mobile, social and maps? You get Microsoft Research's new SLAM application, a cool new social networking application that let's you create and communicate with groups, even viewing the members' locations (with full privacy controls for individuals to expose their locations as...
Page 1 of 1 (18 items)