The City of Seattle Traveler’s Information Map

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The City of Seattle just added another Microsoft Virtual Earth application to their site – The Traveler’s Information Map features a Virtual Earth canvas illustrated with with lots of useful traveler information (also read as, commuter information). After launching their first Virtual Earth application dubbed the "My Neighborhood Map" which highlights everything you could possibly do in Seattle, they’ve now launched a new site under the Seattle Department of Transportation…

New ESRI / Microsoft Virtual Earth Partnership Announced

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This week during the Environmental Systems Research Institute Developer Conference in Palm Springs, CA, ESRI announced their extended partnership with Microsoft’s Virtual Earth business unit granting native access to Virtual Earth’s imagery and road network map data within ArcGIS Desktop and Server. How’s that for a footprint? At the very least it makes the GIS world a bit more interesting, no? Here’s the official announcement: ESRI Expands Virtual Earth Access…

Yum Brands’ Taco Bell and Pizza Hut Launch on Virtual Earth

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Making a run for the border? Hungry for 4th Meal? Thinking outside the bun? How about trying a pan of that new grubbulous looking pasta served up by Pizza Hut? If you choose to find your way to a couple of your favorite eateries there’s a pretty good chance you’ll be using Virtual Earth. Both Taco Bell and Pizza Hut, both owned by Yum! Brands, have launched their new locator’s…