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Virtual Earth December Updates
Virtual Earth has added over 36 TB of data to Live Search Maps and the Virtual Earth platform including bird's eye imagery, aerial and satellite photos, and 6,000 sq. miles of 3D buildings in dozens of cities around the world.

From the VE Team blog:

  • 44 new hi-res orthos (aka aerials) from 3Di using the UltraCam
  • 36 new US areas of Pictometry Birdís Eye oblique scenes
  • 26 new EU areas of BLOM Birdís Eye scenes
  • 5 areas of US orthos from GlobeXplorer
  • 17 areas of orthos around the world from GeoEye
  • Updated orthos in England/Wales/Scotland from Getmapping.
  • Holland orthos from DKLN.

For more information see the following Microsoft blog posts:

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Pushpin Tool
Working with pushpins in MapPoint? Get the Microsoft MapPoint Pushpin Tool for just $75. The latest features include the ability to export lat/lon coordinates of pushpins to Excel and advanced find Pushpin functionality. Read more and purchase the tool here or go directly to paypal.

Affordable volume licensing now available for organizations wishing to distribute the Pushpin Tool to 5, 10, 20, or 50 or more users.

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