Microsoft Finishes The Update of Its Live Search Service

by admin October 16, 2007 at 10:20 pm

After few weeks ago Microsoft announced new features and an improved Live Search, now the final updates were unveiled. Live Search will offer to its consumers free 411 information, mobile maps containing real-time traffic information and voice-activated mobile search.

For example, Microsoft said that the new Live Search is able to offer more accurate and easy-to-use driving directions by integrating dynamic rerouting based on real-time traffic information.

Also, Microsoft has extended the 3D imagery which now covers 80 percent of the U.S. population and nearly 200 complete cities are available. In addition, people who use Live Search Maps can create and share their own 3-D models of buildings through an alliance with Dassault Systemes.

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