Virtual Earth

3D Toulouse Movie – Virtual Earth

By 16 August 2007 2 Comments


Microsoft’s latest layer update to its Virtual Earth product includes two new 3D cities – Toulouse, France and Montreal, Canada. Toulouse is impressive as its a departure from the usual US city structure, illustrating how well Microsoft’s technology copes with tight medieval streetscapes.

The movie below provides an overview of the model:

An admittedly slightly eclectic choice of music – Morning Fantasy by Martin Gallaher.

View Toulouse direct in Virtual Earth

Andy

Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.

2 Comments

  • satellitegml says:

    heres a quick panorama i made from toulouse, france via Virtual Earth. This is similar to the google earth panos posted sometime ago.

    original link is a bit long so heres a tinyurl of it

    http://tinyurl.com/2z88tl

  • Andy says:

    Thanks for the comment – it prompted us to update our Google Earth panorama tutorial for Virtual Earth..

    🙂

    Nice panorama btw..

    Andy

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