Speaking of experiences…

Sitting here at PDC watching the multi-touch demo on Virtual Earth and remembered a post I’ve seen from Chris P about a huge screen Virtual Earth Experience that the Carlton University has put together. I’m getting one of these for my home 🙂 Enjoy!

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New Virtual Earth Intellisense helper

Hot on the heels of the open source stuff being talked about of the last couple of days and Microsoft have released an open source Intellisense helper for Virtual Earth on CodePlex (that’s Microsoft’s community for open source software projects. The helper makes it easier to code javascript by providing intellisense within Visual Studio 2008…

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Virtual Earth at Pisces

Just got off stage in Edinburgh where I delivered a presentation on Virtual Earth.  The topic of conversation was about openness and standards and I was on stage after Gerry Gavigan, the Chairman from the open source consortium.  He talked about free software and how open source was the way forward.  I then gave my…

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Loving the new features in Virtual Earth

I’m preparing this morning for a keynote tomorrow at the Pisces conference in Edinburgh and I’ve had two delightful experiences.  Firstly I arrived at the new Microsoft Scotland offices in the city center of Edinburgh, which I have to say are beautiful, we are really spoiled by amazing views over Edinburgh, the park and the…

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Microsoft takes Google, Yahoo et. al to school

Love this article! Chris will too 🙂 Microsoft’s Live Maps Schools Google, Yahoo, Ask and AOL in Georgia Mapping Go VE – you rock!

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Virtual Earth ASP.NET Controls Released!

WOOHOO! Finally we’ve released the Virtual Earth ASP.NET Controls (Angus, dev.live.com and Live Side have the news).  Virtual Earth ASP.NET Control – CTP Release The control basically makes it much easier to get data from your database onto the map.  Before, it was difficult to do because you would need to get the data into…

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Virtual Earth UK Partner Day in September in Brighton

Just heard from the UK VE Team that they are holding another Partner Day in September – here are the details: Virtual Earth New Partner Day Friday 19th September 2008 Gain a real insight into how map-enabling your clients’ business applications can help them create customer satisfaction and optimise their organisation. If you are a…

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Monster Virtual Earth Upload

We just uploaded 69.2 Terabytes of new imagery and data up to Virtual Earth ready for public consumption – yum!.  Chris has the full details but I thought I would mention France has had a big helping of satellite imagery so if you are holidaying over then be sure to check out: Cote d’azure, Toulon…

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Virtual Earth Features Video

Put the volume to 11 and press play… Via Mark Brown’s Blog.

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Virtual Earth's new features

I’m always reading the blogs from Chris Pendelton and Johannes Kebeck because they are rich with information about the latest happenings on the Virtual Earth platform (a part of the Live Services from Microsoft).  One of the interesting additions that has been unlocked for enterprise customers who are using their Customer Identification to authenticate with…

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