Images: Microsoft maps take a bird's-eye view

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.

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  • looking south

    Controls on the left of the screen allow users to click on different views, zoom in or change the direction of view. This is the view of the statue facing south.

  • aerial view

    This is what you see after clicking on the aerial view.

  • adding pushpins

    Another new feature of Windows Live Local allows users to add pushpins by right clicking on any location and adding identifying information.

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Topics: Microsoft, Operating Systems, Software, Windows

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