If you read the Digital Urban blog, you're already pretty much caught up on on recent VE3D news, including a simple tutorial for creating very high res cityscape panoramas with Virtual Earth. Check out this thread of posts at Digital Urban for videos of newly launched 3D cities, the tutorial, obscure tips (CTRL-Q for first person!), and some great insights into the building of a realistic virtual world such as the subtle tweaks the 3DI team made in modeling low, dense cities like Toulouse France.

The Old Port of Montreal

And a note for application developers - the VE API gives you full control over the Virtual Earth for embedding into your own web applications.

Toulouse, France

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