MSN Virtual Earth – A Shot Across Google Maps’ Bow

Scobleizer: Microsoft Geek Blogger

Scoble has posted a video of MSN Virtual Earth over at Channel 9. This is the mapping/aerial photo app that Bill Gates was showing off yesterday at the secretive “D” conference.

That’s apparently a real 45 degree image from MSN Virtual Earth. Can you imagine that kind of view of your city or neighborhood, with street names, directions, and points of interest overlaid?

Very cool. Can’t wait for the wraps to come off of this one.