April 04, 2007

New release of Live Maps provides performance updates, more 3D, RSS support and more

Yesterday, according to the VE blog, a new release of Live Maps was launched. Among the new feature items are a bunch of bug fixes, performance improvements and enhancements to existing functionality. Enhancements found in the latest update include:
Firefox support for 3D mapping
Ratings and Reviews of Business Listings
Subscribe to a Collection via RSS
Area Calculations and Drawing Enhancements
Traffic and Driving Directions Enhancements
Address-Only Geocoding
For developers, V5 of the Virtual Earth Map Control will be released in the near future.
For more see http://virtualearth.spaces.live.com/Blog/cns!2BBC66E99FDCDB98!8495.entry or jump directly to Live Maps at http://maps.live.com/

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