27 April 2009

Microsoft 'Static' Birds Eye View [Staging Preview]

Microsoft 'Static' Birds Eye View [Staging Preview]

Virtual Earth April 2009 update:

"This release is a mere 9+ TB of data; however, it covers over 1 million square kilometers of Earth"


The Microsoft Virtual Earth Web Service SDK now allows you to access images in a static way

The are advantages to this including:
  • Creating seamless 'stitched' images
  • Generation for mobile devices (non-javascript or flash based)
  • Inserting into documents

Birds Eye View - Static

Getting Static Birds eye Images Using Microsoft's Virtual Earth Web Service

try it here

Search Birds Eye View Static
courtesy of Chris Pendleton

Also available for road, aerial, hybrid tiles for use in desktop and mobile access.
for more information

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