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Pocket Street 2005 Available As Stand-Alone Product

The latest version of Pockets Streets is now available as a stand-alone boxed product. While originally introduced as a free product, it was later available for purchase as a software download through Handango.Notably, the map areas available for Pocket Streets continues to expand internationally.

What’s new with Pocket Streets 2005?

·         Retail availability: Pocket Streets 2005 is available as a stand alone product in major retail stores and contains the Pocket PC and Smartphone versions. Previous versions of Pocket Streets were only available by purchasing a downloadable version from or with the purchase of a Microsoft mapping product, such as MapPoint, Streets & Trips, or AutoRoute. The retail version of Pocket Streets 2005 will come with approximately 300 North America maps and 275 Western Europe maps right in the box.

·         GPS for Smartphone: Pocket Streets 2005 features GPS functionality for the Smartphone application. Previous versions of Pocket Streets only had GPS functionality in the Pocket PC version.

·         New Maps: Pocket Streets 2005 customers will be able to download new maps for Australia, Brazil, and Greece. These maps are only compatible with Pocket Streets 2005 and have not been available previously.

·         New Scale Feature: Pocket Streets 2005 now features a measurement scale to help customers more accurately utilize the maps and get a better idea of distance between locations.

·         Improved User Interface: Pocket Streets 2005 for Pocket PC features an updated user interface to make it easier for customers to locate the information they need, switch between maps and GPS information, and open maps without going through the file manager every time.

What can you do with Pocket Streets 2005?

·         Take maps to-go: Quickly download free maps from the Internet for more than 575 cities in North America, Western Europe, Australia, Brazil, and Greece or access to highly rated, accurate maps while on the go. In addition, you can download custom maps from your MapPoint or Streets & Trips program.

·         Find the nearest cash or transportation in a flash: Pocket Streets has an extensive list of bank ATMs and public transportation sites built into the maps. Use points of interest to change categories of landmarks that you’re trying to locate.

·         Let Pocket Streets take you to dinner: If you’re having trouble deciding where to eat, select Find Place and then type in whatever you’re craving. Entering “Italian” will return a list of restaurants with “Italian” in their name, and entering “pizza” will return a list of pizza places in the neighborhood.

·         See where you are in an unfamiliar city: With Pocket Streets and a GPS device you can see your exact location (latitude and longitude) on your Pocket Streets map, updated every second.

·         Customize it: Customize Pocket Streets maps with pushpins and Find Nearby places to show your personal points of interest.

- Pocket Streets 2005 FAQ

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MapPoint C# Sample Code and Examples

MPDemo is a program written by Wilfried Mestdagh that shows you how to use the most important API features using C#.

Using this application you can check out what you want to do and step with the debugger through it to see the code.

The code is written using separate classes in separate files as much as possible. Events are used at the places where a GUI update is needed.

You will get lifetime free upgrades of the source, even if the price will raise in future. Note that you must have Microsoft .NET version 2 installed to run the executable.

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