Bing Maps application is now updated by its owner – Microsoft with new better features, which include 1 which is integrated Flickr photographs into Streetside view. This feature represents an eye-level view of terrain. In the future, Microsoft plans to add real-time video, interior panoramas and constellation viewing to Bing Maps. Bing’s road map for 2011 which includes an heightened focus on knitting together infromation from many different sources for its results pages and presenting results more effectively with help from 3rd counterparties.
Microsoft has integrated its new features into its Bing Maps application as it continues to fight Google for the scope of U.S. search engine market share. Latest features released by Microsoft continue the temporary storage of Bing Maps which has taken place over the last some months and follow the road map for Bing that Microsoft exhibited the beginig of Februari at the Consumer Electronics Show.
One of the new features of Bing Maps is an amazing technology preview of the Streetside Photographs application, that attaches geotagged Flickr photographs to a particular position in Bing Maps’ eye-level Streetside view of the terrain. Historical photographs are going also to be included, permitting the people using it to see a special neighborhood as it looked in the past. Microsoft worked on video overlay technology which would going to try to combine real-time video with street-level imagery.
Indoor Panoramas is going to extend Streetside indoors, which permits an eye-level research of interiors like theme parks and, in Microsoft‘s example, Seattle’s Pike Place Market. At the other end of the scale, Microsoft is going also to combine information from WorldWide Telescope giving it to a ground-level view of the constellations while in Streetside of Bing maps.