Microsoft Adds 3-D Images to Map Service

    May 29, 2007

Microsoft Live Search Maps has added a number of cities in 3-D to their service, among them New York City.

The 3-D images of New York City include aerial views of Times Square, Central Park, Wall Street and other well-known locations. The mapping service will also offer local listings, ratings, reviews and driving directions.

In addtition Live Search Maps will also offer real-time traffic information and custom maps that users can create and use for themselves or share with others.

Microsoft has plans to add more cities worldwide by the end of the summer.

Other cities that will receive the 3-D treatment include:

Austin, Texas

Cape Coral, Fla.

Cincinnati, Ohio

Indianapolis, Ind.

Northampton, England


Savannah, Ga.

Tampa, Fla.