Yahoo! Maps, Flash

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I have to admit that I haven’t been paying a lot of attention to Yahoo! Maps lately but I don’t know when it went to Flash. Either way it looks nice. I have never been a great proponent for Flash maps, just because I wasn’t happy with the early interfaces, but the newer ones, such […]

‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ Movie Map

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As mentioned over at the Map Room, the movie pages for the upcoming The Lion, the Witch, and The Wardrobe feature a map based on the great land of Narnia. Very similar to the maps of Middle Earth and other fictional worlds. A nice flash interface guides you to some of the locations of interest. […]

Trends blog does a roundup of 3D

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I stumbled across the Trends blog (by R. Banks) while I doing some searches on 3D visualization, and found a nice roundup titled “3D. What is it Good for?”, which includes a number of technologies that we have also blogged. I explored some other categories, and found that while Trends seems to be a general […]

Online mapping in China

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Here’s a short article on online map resources available in China, from the English language online edition of the Shanghai Daily. The 3D mapping features on Shanghai’s E-city government website were mentioned in the article, but I had a lot of trouble getting the English version page to load, so I will have to try […]