Virtual Earth Does Ink!

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Virtual Earth Does Ink!
The Data Farm

Length: 4:09
Shown at PDC05: Yes

Virtual Earth Does Ink is an experimental web app to enable web based drawing on Virtual Earth maps. It uses many of the Virtual Earth functions, yet does not scratch the surface of the robust Virtual Earth app. I would love to see the Virtual Earth team extend their app with ink.


  • Julie Lerman (with thanks to Neil Roodyn and ViaVirtualEarth)

Tools used

  • VS2003
  • TabletPC SDK
  • Virtual Earth API
  • PaintShopPro
  • Toshiba M200 Tablet PC
  • Camtasia






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The Discussion

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    Thats really good looking stuff, i'd like to see this merged with MSN IM. It too has an inking tool and would be just the thing when voice chatting about "that place, oh you know..."

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