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6/10/2008 - Move over google maps

 
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 06, 2008 11:49 pm    Post subject: 6/10/2008 - Move over google maps Reply with quote

Stumbled onto multimaps new feature the other day and have to say I love it....

http://www.multimap.com

It's called bird eyes view and it allows you to see wait for it a .... well yes it does what you'd expect - what I particualrly like is the clarity - googel earth and microsoft's own version both use satelite images - which are good but don't go to get too close. The multimap alternative is interesting too as you can spin through 4 different angles.

Worth a look if you haven't seen it yet.

Certainly makes finding somewhere easier (for me at least) because you can recognise it when you get there - a useful addition to sat nav.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 07, 2008 4:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I agree Neil, I find myself looking up different areas just to see the "Birds Eye View". Smile
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 12:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That is really cool. Donít know whose car is parked outside my house Ė itís not mine Laughing

I cannot remember the make but there is a Satnav that displays the birdís eye view. Therefore soon perhaps all Satnavs will have this
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice & clear...but I like "Street view" on google better.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 5:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

They're very old images - the one of my house is from before we moved in, so it's at least five years old...
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 5:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My house isn't even covered yet Exclamation
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 5:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Charles wrote:
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Either is mine!!
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 8:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Charles wrote:
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Your tract of land is probably so vast Charles, they couldn't find the buildings Wink
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

B10BRW wrote:
Charles wrote:
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Your tract of land is probably so vast Charles, they couldn't find the buildings Wink


LMAO clap clap clap
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Didn't you pay extra for a no-fly zone over Charles Towers ?
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 08, 2008 2:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

nealpina wrote:


I cannot remember the make but there is a Satnav that displays the birdís eye view.


You can enable the BMW Sat Nav to have birds eye view, BMW call it perspective view.

It can only be used on the Mk IV DVD version that has the latest update.

I have it both on the B10 and the 330d Very Happy
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