Hot on the heels of Google’s latest imagery update, we have a huge imagery update from Bing Maps (via James Fee). This update includes 41TB of raw imagery, covering 189,000 sq. km., and about 12,000 sq. km. of Bird’s Eye imagery.
One of the neat things that Microsoft does with each release is post a “World Tour” that highlights all of the changes across the globe. However, despite all of the updates, we still don’t have any new 3D buildings. I simply don’t understand that, and I’ve not been able to get any answers from Microsoft — but I’ll keep trying. Their 3D cities are amazing, with 100,000+ buildings and a ton of 3D trees, but they haven’t updated them in over a year.
Still, this is an excellent update and gives you a lot of more data to play with!