Thursday, November 01, 2007

Google Maps News Roundup - Nov.1/07

New and updated satellite imagery for Google Maps

2.5M Imagery now available for all of the UAE

Take a look at this Google Lat Long Blog post to learn about all new locations with recently updated or newly added imagery! The update includes "mostly aerial (higher-resolution) data, as well as some medium-resolution imagery for large swaths of land." Take a look at the complete list of places at the bottom of this post!

Local Business Search added for the following countries: South Africa, Ireland & Singapore and a Google Maps Mania reader noticed street maps and POIs have been added for the Caribbean Island of Trinidad and Tobago!

How Google maps the world - A great article by MIT Technology Review Magazine (requires free reg.):

Google Maps adds Transit directions for Vancouver - This is the first Canadian city to have the transit directions added! More cities with this feature can be found here..

Google Coupons Now has searchable interface - Via the Understanding Google Maps & Yahoo Local Search Blog

More coverage on the Google Maps KML Support improvement:
Google Maps with KML NetworkLink support - Digital Earth Blog
Better Network Links in Google Maps - Jason Birch
Improved KML Support for Google Maps - Google Earth Blog

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