Earthware feature in this month's Bing Maps newsletter

We were delighted that this month we featured in the Bing Maps newsletter for a blog article we wrote regarding relative performance of mapping APIs (see below). If you want to read our full blog article please click here. Cool If you can't see the contents of this email, click...
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5 ways to make your web mapping fly!

Over the past four years here at Earthware we have encountered a number of performance challenges when creating mapping applications on the web. We thought it might be helpful to bring together the 5 most common issues we’ve encountered, both when helping other developers or in some of our...
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Earthware presents to Multimap migration clients interested in Bing Maps

Yesterday, we were delighted to be invited to present at a workshop event held at Microsoft’s Victoria offices in London to an audience of approximately 60 people who were interested in exploring how Bing Maps can help them drive their business results. The audience was a good mix of...
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TheWorldCupMap, Earthware's Avimap demo, is being promoted up by the BBC

It seems that we are not the only people who think that TheWorldCupMap, Earthware's tour of the World Cup stadiums, is pretty cool. The guys at BBC sport also agree and have added it to their dedicated World Cup page alongside their own venue guide and Fifa's offering too. It's...
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Earthware launches TheWorldCupMap an Avimap demo using Bing Maps Silverlight and Azure hosting

Here at Earthware we are all very excited about the World Cup. However, it’s not the goals (or lack of!) that has got us energised, it’s our latest web based mapping solution, Avimap, which provides an interactive aerial tour of all the stadiums hosting World Cup football matches....
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Bing Maps App SDK Goes Live

It’s something of a milestone week for Microsoft’s Bing Maps with the launch of its Map App SDK (Software Development Kit) at Microsoft’s TechEd convention in New Orleans. Developers can now download the Bing Map App SDK and start building, testing and submitting applications which if approved...
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Google Maps gets 3D treatment in the form of Earth View

This week has seen a further development in global web based mapping technology with Google’s announcement that it has augmented Google Earth into Google Maps, creating a 3D rendering of certain locations when used with a supported browser. This update to Google Maps, called Earth View, enables users to...
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The Beginning of the End for the Travel Brochure?

For the past thirty years or more, the travel industry has relied upon the trusty printed brochure to wet our appetites for holidays at home and abroad. We’ve become accustomed to the idea of thumbing through acres of paper and booking our escape to the sun based on fuzzy...
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Bing Maps Add Spatial Streetside Photos

Bing Maps have just released their latest offering to web based digital mapping and it’s pretty impressive. New features include tagged photos from Flickr which overlay the exact location on the Bing Maps Streetside imagery, putting a static image in context of it’s local surroundings enabling the user...
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Want to Know Where Bird’s Eye is Available in the UK on a Map?

We often get asked by our clients, and prospective clients, what areas of the UK are covered by Bird’s Eye imagery. Whilst we have a long list of place names this isn’t always helpful as what you really want is to see is the UK Bird’s Eye...
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