mandag den 24. august 2009

Genealogical mapping with bing maps and ancestry

Personligt bruger jeg ... Men den har ikke andre kort end hurtige opslag på Google Map ...

Personally I use ... No map service like the one mentioned below though ...


Additionally, Family Tree Maker 2010 provides unique ways to view your family history. You can now track the migration paths of a person and their family through time, by mapping event locations with Bing™ Maps. This is pretty sweet, actually. I entered a bunch of data about my family – where they were born, married and died. Then, as I click on each person’s name I can see the migration path between all of these locations. I can also view the migration paths for several generations of my family. I selected 4 generations of family and you can see the lines rendered on the Bing™ map highlight all family members birthplaces and death places. The more data you get into the application, the more you’ll see migratory flows of where a family came from and is headed. Maybe, had I had this years ago I would’ve known I’d end up in Seattle and could’ve planned for that!

Not to be overshadowed, the site also has Bing™ Maps integrated right into their user experience. For any location found within a user’s profile you can map it out on their Maps Beta contained behind the login of their genealogy site. [...]

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