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31 July 2014

New Microsoft Virtual Earth API includes 3D controls, enhanced geocoding

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Microsoft has released a new Virtual Earth API and developer SDK with a bunch of new features and performance enhancements.  Among the new features are a 3D control that includes texture compression for 1.4 million buildings and support for digital elevation models; improved geocoding across the globe; AJAX map control methods; faster data rendering; and, native support for Internet Explorer 8.  For a great example of a 3D Virtual Earth mashup, check out this flight control cockpit.

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