Images: Microsoft maps take a bird's-eye view Summary: Microsoft unveils a beta version of Windows Live Local, which gives a 45-degree bird's-eye view of major landmarks. By Bill Detwiler | July 19, 2006 -- 11:36 GMT (04:36 PDT) Follow @billdetwiler Previous | Next Image 3 of 7 aerial view This is what you see after clicking on the aerial view. Topics: Microsoft, Operating Systems, Software, Windows Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.