LiveSearchMaps3DviewofNewYorkCitywithlivetrafficalert

REDMOND,Wash。

May28,2007HaveyoualwayswantedtovisitNewYorkCity,butneverhadthechancetomakeithappen?

Haveyoulivedinthecityforyears,butstillstruggletofindyourwayaround?

MicrosoftCorp。

ismakingiteasytofindthecitylandmarks,peopleandbusinessesthatareimportanttoyou

givingyouasenseofwhatitsliketoreallybetherewiththelaunchofNewYorkCityin3-D。

Specificdetailsoftodaysannouncementincludethese:

What:MicrosoftLiveSearchMapswilltodaybeginofferingthree-dimensional,photo-realisticviewsofNewYorkCitybuildingsandlandscapes,withperspectivesthatfewpeopleapartfromSupermanhaveeverseen。

ThefreeonlineservicewillprovideauniquelookatmanyofNewYorksiconiclocations,alongwithlocallistings,ratingsandreviewsanddrivingdirectionstohelppeopleeasilyfind,discover,planandsharerelevantlocationinformationthatisimportanttothemontheWeb。

The3-DimageryofNewYorkCitywilldebutalongwithsimilaraerialperspectivesofseveralotherCanadian,U。

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cities,withmanymorecitiesworldwide

expectedtobeavailablebytheendofsummer。