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3DVia Survey

This is a discussion on 3DVia Survey within the Bing Maps Blogs & Tweets forums, part of the Blogs category; For those of you who have used the 3DVia toolset for creating 3D models and injecting them into Live Search ...

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    3DVia Survey

    For those of you who have used the 3DVia toolset for creating 3D models and injecting them into Live Search Maps, the folks at Dassault Systems are looking for your feedback. I received a link to the survey which seems to have some kind of identifier,...(read more)

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    Re: 3DVia Survey

    I don't know much about 3D modeling, but I wonder if Google Sketchup could be used to create models for Virtual Earth? formats are meant to be converted
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    Re: 3DVia Survey

    What is the output from Sketchup?

    If KML, then yes - Microsoft have recently added KML support to Virtual Earth. It may not be complete support, but then Google Maps doesn't completely support KML either! (it was developed for Google Earth)


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    Re: 3DVia Survey

    I don't know what Dassault gave up if anything (you saw Gates and the CEO of Dassault together on the home page of MP2Kmag.com recently), but I hope they find the result of their partnership with Microsoft positive...

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