Perhaps you know that Virtual Earth-3DVia by Dassault Systems is software for creating models in 3D; perhaps you didn’t. We haven’t seen many other models built out, but what we’ve seen have been okay – but just okay. Dassault has made something special and we expect them to continue to be a differentator in this space. In the meantime, watch this video of what Dassault Systems is doing today.
You can get a 3D experience on Bing Maps when you click the 3D box in the map itself (The box will be shown if we have one available in that city); or, directly from the Microsoft Maps App for Windows (Choose 3D cities from the menu). For your enjoyment, here’s the Microsoft France Headquarters 3D.