Microsoft on Monday took the wraps off Virtual Earth 3D, a new version of the company's mapping application that enables users to "fly" through three-dimensional models of cities from directly within ...
BetaNews · 12y
Microsoft is unveiling its integration of detailed 3D imagery into its Virtual Earth this afternoon (see Live.com). US users with Vista-ready Windows computers and IE 6 or 7 will be able to navigate t...
TechCrunch · 12y
Maps, for one reason or another, seem to be really fun and popular for a lot of people. I appreciate knowing where I am, and about how much I can expect to pay for a cab ride now that I'm out in San F...
Mashable · 10y
Microsoft has announced three new enhancements to their mapping solutions with Virtual Earth. The first are new features in Live Search Maps. The second is a new Virtual Earth Web Service and Virtual ...
Windows only: Microsoft follows up Google's beta release of Google Earth 4 with the Windows Live Virtual Earth 3D beta. Windows, Mac, and Linux: Fly like Superman with Google Earth, a 3D mapping and n...
Lifehacker · 12y
An updated version of Virtual Earth 3D is available for download as of September 24, 2008. Virtual Earth 3D is a component of Microsoft's online mapping, location and search platform, designed to allo...
Yesterday I made some initial comments on the new Microsoft Virtual Earth 3D (VE3D). I had expectations that Microsoft's first release of Virtual Earth 3D would be a big event which would spawn really ...
How does Microsoft get those 3D models for Virtual Earth that make its Live Maps service so darn good? The answer is simple: if you want something done right, you have to do it yourself. It turns out ...
Ars Technica · 10y
The move allows businesses or government agencies to provide virtual tours of locations displayed online with 360-degree views. “The integration of Photosynth into Virtual Earth marks an important ste...
3D navigation supported by Microsoft Virtual Earth : 3D connexion announced its line of 3D navigation devices are now supported by the Microsoft Virtual Earth platform, enabling people to fly through ...
Microsoft is using the imaging technology it acquired from Vexcel Corp. to add a three-dimensional element to the local search component of its Live Search site. The feature, launching later today, wi...
Microsoft is looking to attract 3D designers to Live Search Maps and Virtual Earth. Following the acquisition of Caligari, Microsoft made available for free trueSpace 7.6, a comprehensive toolset conn...