Tag Archive for ‘Virtual Earth’

The Air Force One NYC Fly Over Created in 3D

All of the uproar today about the events surrounding the unfortunate decision to fly a jumbo jet with fighter escort over New York City made us wonder.  Could there have been an easier way to get that “iconic shot” of Air Force One over New York City without causing any issues? Here is a video [...]

Microsoft Virtual Earth Update!

  New tools available in Virtual Earth – 3DVIA! The latest upgrade for Virtual Earth-3DVIA, 3DVIA’s free, online 3D modeling software for Microsoft’s Virtual Earth, is now available for download.  Developed to specifically address user feedback, the new upgrade features several key product enhancements, including improved UI for object manipulation. Now Virtual Earth users will [...]

3DVIA on Microsoft Virtual Earth

With last week’s release of 3DVIA Shape version 2.0, we provided a free, online 3D modeling application with powerful tools and almost no learning curve. This week you’ll find this familiar tool in the next version of Microsoft Virtual Earth.  Among its many new improvements is the fantastic ability to import models directly from the [...]

If it’s Modeled in Vegas, Does it Stay in Vegas? The New Live Maps

A new release of the Live Maps service is now public and the centerpiece is a much improved “Version 2″ view of several top cities including Las Vegas.  The version 2 update features cities with many more modeled buildings, higher resolution textures, and rendered trees!  Other cities with a version 2 spruce up include Dallas, [...]

Amazing Paris Fly Through Built on Virtual Earth and 3DVIA

Video: 3D Tour of New Microsoft Buildings in Paris   Under the category of cool things that you can accomplish with our very own Virtual Earth – 3DVIA 3D modeling application and Microsoft Virtual Earth, the above fly through was built for a presentation of the proposed Eos Generali building in the heart of the [...]

Create Your Own 3D World with Virtual Earth – 3DVIA

Just last month, Microsoft blogger Steve Lombardi posted a great article on 3D mashups created utilizing the modeling capability of Virtual Earth – 3DVIA combined with Virtual Earth technology.  He detailed how developers can embed Virtual Earth 3D maps into their web applications and use our Virtual Earth – 3DVIA product to import custom building [...]

3D House Models Ready for Microsoft Virtual Earth

The Virtual Earth blog on Windows Live just posted a great video covering some of the 3D house models that the 3DVIA team created for Microsoft Virtual Earth using  Virtual Earth – 3DVIA.  I thought it would only be fitting for us to post the video here as well.     If you would like [...]

Promote Your Google Earth Models on 3DVIA.com

Are looking for a good way to promote your Google Earth models?  3DVIA just added the ability to upload your .kmz packaged 3D models directly to our site.   In addition to the additional exposure you will get on 3DVIA.com, a great reason to upload your Google Earth content is the ability to offer an interactive [...]

Introducing Microsoft Virtual Earth – 3DVIA…Starring Your House!

The 3DVIA team is proud to announce the availability of the Microsoft Virtual Earth – 3DVIA Technical Preview. This easy to use 3D model building application is the result of a close partnership between the Microsoft and Dassault Systèmes engineering teams. Our goal was to provide ordinary people with tools they can use to build [...]