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TheWorldCupMap, Earthware's Avimap demo, is being promoted up by the BBC

Anthony Marshall
Anthony Marshall
15 Jun 2010
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It seems that we are not the only people who think that <a href="http://www.theworldcupmap.com/">TheWorldCupMap</a>, Earthware's tour of <a href="http://earthware-website.azurewebsites.net/Content/images/wp-images/2010/06/image1.png"><img style="margin: 5px 10px 5px 0px; display: inline; border: 0px;" title="TheWorldCupMap on the BBC Sport website" src="http://earthware-website.azurewebsites.net/Content/images/wp-images/2010/06/image_thumb1.png" border="0" alt="TheWorldCupMap on the BBC Sport website" width="233" height="117" align="left" /></a> the World Cup stadiums, is pretty cool. The guys at <a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/world_cup_2010/default.stm">BBC sport</a> also agree and have added it to their dedicated World Cup page alongside their own venue guide and Fifa's offering too. It's great to have our work recognised in this way and to see this amazing new technology being used so well.

<a href="http://www.theworldcupmap.com">TheWorldCupMap</a> shows what the ‘art of the possible’ of online mapping is. It is the world's first release of Aerial Video Integrated Mapping (<a href="http://www.earthware.co.uk/what-we-do/bespoke-mapping-implementations/avimap.aspx">Avimap</a>) technology which combines the <a href="http://www.earthware.co.uk/what-we-do/bespoke-mapping-implementations/microsoft-bing-maps-silverlight.aspx">Bing Maps Silverlight mapping</a> API, the latest Internet Information Services (IIS) smooth streaming technology and Windows Azure cloud hosting to give a movie-like experience of a location.

If you would like more information about how you could use the latest <a href="http://www.earthware.co.uk">web mapping technology</a> to display your business information in a compelling way please <a href="http://www.earthware.co.uk/contact-earthware.aspx">contact Earthware</a> on 0845 642 9880 or email <a href="mailto:info@earthware.co.uk">info@earthware.co.uk</a>.

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