Microsoft’s Virtual Earth 3D (Beta)

07Nov06

Windows Live Local, an online local search and mapping tool, is powered by Virtual Earth and enables people to learn, discover and explore a specific location. maps.live.com shows the Earth in 3D. Allows you to view two-dimensional aerial and 3D imagery object from four different sides angle (Bird eye view). Microsoft Virtual Earth 3D currently supports 15 US cities with the 3D views only:
San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, Boston, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Detroit, Phoenix, Houston, Baltimore, Atlanta, Denver, and Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas.

Microsot Virtual Earth 3D
Mirosoft Virtual Earth 3D

This service only support IE6 and IE7 Web browser, also you are required to download 5mb application that support Virtual Earth 3D services if you have Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, or Windows Vista. Furthermore, Virtual Earth 3D requires a lot of resources especially on internet bandwidth and a graphics card that supports Microsoft DirectX 9, with 3D hardware acceleration enabled to view the 3D imagery object smoothly.
Windows IconDownload Virtual Earth 3D (Beta) | Link: maps.live.com | FAQs

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