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Weekend Website #28: Bing Maps

Posted by on March 5, 2011

Drop by every Friday to discover what wonderful website my classes and parents loved this week. I think you’ll find they’ll be a favorite of yours as they are of mine.



3rd grade and up, as well as teachers, homeschoolers


Geography, science, cartography


Bing Maps


If you’re a Google Earth/Google Maps fan–as I am–you probably haven’t kept up with what Bing Maps is doing over there, in the competitor’s home. I came across this video on TED and was blown away. Blaise Agüera y Arcas is the architect of Bing Maps at Microsoft, building augmented reality into searchable maps.

I could explain that, but a four-dimensional picture is so much better. Watch Blaise Aguera as he shows it to the TED audience:

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