Microsoft develops video driving directions

Posted by sumeethevans on October 8 2009, 11:56 PM. Posted in Research.

A team of Microsoft developers is working on a platform that couples online maps with video to create richer driving directions.

The researchers, along with developers from the University of Konstanz in Germany, create the video using the 360-degree photos companies like Google produce for Street View on Google Maps. They then use the images to identify landmarks at turns along a person's driving route, and integrate the video into an online-map interface.

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