onsdag den 27. maj 2009

Microsoft Touch Pack for Windows 7 Features Virtual Earth

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Today, the Windows Team announced the Microsoft Touch Pack for Windows 7. Why should my fellow Virtual Earthlings care? Because there’s a Virtual Earth application included with the Touch Pack called Microsoft Surface Globe…


Microsoft Surface Globe pretty much puts the whole world in your hands (well, kind of!). It uses the Virtual Earth 3D engine to display a 3D version of the world. Using multi-touch, you can navigate to different regions, get local information, and “pin” your favorite locations. You can even “fly” around 3D models of buildings in some cities. The Microsoft Surface Globe was one of the apps Julie Larson-Green demoed at last year’s D: All Things Digital conference. To see the Microsoft Surface Globe app in action – take a look at this video. [...]

Source: Virtual Earth - An Evangalist's Blog

Read more: http://blogs.msdn.com/virtualearth/archive/2009/05/27/microsoft-touch-pack-for-windows-7-features-virtual-earth.aspx

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