News from the Online Map World

Filed in GIS Software and Applications by on July 22, 2008


A couple of announcements of note from the Online Mapping world:

Google Maps is now offering walking directions for their maps.  From the Lat Long Blog:

Starting today, you can tell Google Maps that you want walking directions, and we’ll try to find you a route that’s direct, flat, and uses pedestrian pathways when we know about them.

The Virtual Earth, An Evangelist’s Blog announced that 14.3 terrabytes of new imagery is available in Microsoft’s Virtual Earth.


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