Tuesday, 28 September 2010

The Bing Maps Education App

The ‘Bing Education’ map app shows local school information and donation, mentor, and volunteer opportunities in the area. The app integrates opportunities from Mentor Pro, Great Schools, and DonorsChoose.org. The app includes a feature to embed the map externally for your website.
Bing Maps Teach Here

The Bing Education Map App:
http://www.bing.com/maps/explore/#5003/0.60128=showitems:Institutions,Scholarship,StateEducationDepts,SchoolDistricts,CareerBuilder:embeddedmap_zoom:12:embeddedmap_latitude:40.7685307828233:embeddedmap_longitude:-73.9625170826912/5872/style=auto&lat=40.768531&lon=-73.962517&z=12&pid=5874

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

Piracy Watch


Piracy Watch uses Bing Maps to help visualise piracy incidents around the globe from 1978 to present, displaying the data in both a map and timeline. The visualization also includes a heat map to give an immediate understanding of what parts of the world have been most impacted.

It is possible to click on any of the map markers to get further details of an incident. You can also click on the incidents displayed in the timeline to load the details and to see it highlighted on the map.

Piracy Watch

Monday, 13 September 2010

Battle of Britain - Bing Maps

World War Two: Battle of Britain Maps

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MSN has teamed up with Shoothill to present an interactive overview of the Battle of Britain. Zoom into a mosaic of archive images and documents; compare present-day maps with maps and charts showing bomb damage during the Blitz; and view high-resolution Photosynths of iconic RAF aircraft."

Mapperz states:
"This is one of the 'Best Bing Interactive Maps' for 2010 (and 1940)"


World War Two: Battle of Britain Maps

The TimeMap is based on Bing Maps Silverlight Control. It shows original maps, reconnaissance imagery and target documents of the German Luftwaffe. You can navigate to various locations through quick links in a target list for London and Coventry.
  • The TimeScope can be dragged around to explore the location
  • The TimeSlider lets you switch between various historic maps and satellite imagery and the Documents.
  • DeepZoom - Compositions of the original target documents within the TimeScope.

Click for large view on the Map Controls, TimeSlider and TimeScope.

View the maps here:
http://news.uk.msn.com/in-depth/world-war-two/battle-of-britain/default.aspx

cross-posted from the Mapperz blog
http://mapperz.blogspot.com/2010/09/world-war-two-battle-of-britain-maps.html