Make Your Own 3D Models…Or Just Reuse Those Already Made By Others Recently the latest version of Microsoft Virtual Earth-3DVIA was announced. This software combines Microsoft’s mapping platform (Virtual Earth) with the 3D modeling and visualization platform provided by 3DVIA. The end result is a…
Marc Schweigert shows you how to draw a polygon on a Virtual Earth map and save it using ASP.NET AJAX, Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), LINQ to SQL, and the new geography data type in SQL Server 2008.To download the source code…
Marc Schweigert builds off of the concepts shown in his previous screencast and shows you how to render a polygon on a Virtual Earth map using REST, Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), LINQ to SQL, and the new geography data type in SQL Server 2008.To learn more about the GeoRSS utility library,…
Erik Meijer and I paid a visit to Bing Maps infrastructure architect and Partner Development Manager Gur Kimchi for an Expert to Expert conversation about the design and architecture of Bing Maps. It takes some rocket science to process and coerce data
into accurate information representative of…
For real estate managers at large retail chains the expiration of a store lease triggers a complex evaluation of the store. How is that store performing relative to other locations? Are there competitors close by? Have the demographics of the neighborhood
changed significantly since the store…
Virtual Earth 3D without requiring a WPF wizard and some XAML magic due to Win32 interop limitations.
Brian H. Prince sits down with
at the MVP summit to talk about how he built
GeoTwitter.org. We talk about how he designed his system to leverage multiple mapping engines and discuss what GeoRSS is, and why you might use it.
Source is on codeplex.
This video is a sample of one of the entries from
Microsoft PDC 2008 ShowOff. We recommend downloading the high-quality WMV of this video for the best experience.
Title of the video
Multi-channel Virtual Earth
This video shows a multi-channel version of the Virtual Earth…
At the PDC Showoff tonight the ACE Lab at Carlton University in Canada led by Jon Wade, submitted a video that showed an incredible multi-channel version of the Virtual Earth control that provides
a 180 degree view of Virtual Earth 3D.
The screen is created using 8 high-end full 1080p…
Think satellite and birds-eye imagery was cool? Wait until you see streetlevel! Seattle alone is 10 million images. Check out this prototype at
http://preview.local.live.com. More info is on the
MSN Search Blog.