Bing Maps Enterprise from Microsoft - Integrated Mappin. Bing Maps. Pinoytutorial Techtorial. Posted on 03 December 2009 by author inShare About Six years ago, millions of people were amazed when Google launched its maps.google.com.
From that day forward, it revolutionize the way how a person access street maps and locate geographical boundaries in and out of any country. Many were pleased and like us, we are hoping that someday google maps may still be upgraded too. Let’s just say to make it more realistic perhaps? It appears those wishes are now being granted (a little bit) for today Bing.com is unveiling a beta version of Bing Maps. On a presentation made by Microsoft entitled “Fall of Bing” Techcrunch keyed in some important notes and one of them is about Bing Maps.
Their new Bing Maps Beta product is making it very clear where Microsoft is heading: A web powered by Silverlight. Everything we’re showing is all Silverlight – not web-based AJAX. Here’s the demo-video of BING MAPS What’s different with BING MAPS? First is the speed and the loading time for each maps to finish. NationalGeographic Launches iPhone Atlas Using Bing Maps. Around the UK's economy. Integrating OSM/Bing1 Maps (Part 1) WorldWide Telescope. NASA and Microsoft Let You Explore Mars Like Never Before. Microsoft Research and NASA have teamed up once again and brought the "most complete, highest-resolution coverage of Mars available" to WorldWide Telescope.
Microsoft's app lets you explore space either through a zoom-and-pan interface or guided tours. This imagery is the handiwork of a group informally called the Mapmakers, led by NASA's Michael Broxton. Their job is to take satellite images from Mars and elsewhere in our solar system, and turn them into maps. Yes, it sounds like every geek's dream job, and having a name that sounds like something from a William Gibson novel doesn't hurt, either. Director of Microsoft Research’s Earth Dan Fay has worked with Broxton to turn these images and maps into an immersive new experience for the Worldwide Telescope.
“NASA had the images and they were open to new ways to share them. WorldWide Telescope is available as a desktop application or a web client (which requires Microsoft Silverlight) over at www.worldwidetelescope.org. Microsoft WorldWide Telescope Web Client. Street Slide: Browsing Street Level Imagery. Abstract Systems such as Google Street View and Bing Maps Streetside enable users to virtually visit cities by navigating between immersive 360° panoramas, or bubbles. The discrete moves from bubble to bubble enabled in these systems do not provide a good visual sense of a larger aggregate such as a whole city block. Multi-perspective "strip" panoramas can provide a visual summary of a city street but lack the full realism of immersive panoramas.
We present Street Slide, which combines the best aspects of the immersive nature of bubbles with the overview provided by multiperspective strip panoramas. We demonstrate a seamless transition between bubbles and multi-perspective panoramas. Microsoft Street Slide: it's electric! (video) Bing Maps Adds OpenStreetMap. Bing Goes Hyperlocal With Portland Food Cart Finder.