Bird's Eye in 3D - Photosynth like
I use maps.live.com allot especially when I'm traveling - but didn't realize about this feature until I was reading the Live Labs Announcements. I just tried it out and really like it...very much like Photosynth...
Both the 3D and Bird's Eye views in maps.live.com provide unique and valuable ways to look at the world, providing far more detail and more useful information than straight down aerial views alone can. Until now, you had to switch back and forth between the 3D client and the Ajax version to see Bird's Eye Imagery. Now, with a user experience reminiscent of Photosynth, the Virtual Earth 3D experience let's you see bird's eye images right in context, including a preview of the perspective of surrounding images with that familiar white outline:
Cross Posted from Dan Fay's Blog (http://blogs.msdn.com/dan\_fay)