Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Geotagging comes to the Bing Maps from Windows Live Essential

Geotagging is the latest and one of the best features of the Bing Maps. It is within the Windows Live Photo Gallery Application. If you’re not familiar with the concept, it is used to add location information to a photo. This feature is able to provide the location context to a photo such as the place where the photos were taken or the ability to sort the photos by the location. Moreover, you can tag the photos to the fidelity of your choice. For example, you can look at the below image.
This is more important as it will enable mapping of all the photos on the Bing Maps or Windows Live. Moreover, you can have a function to publish Photosynth’s (Create Menu | More Tools | Create a Photosynth).



Therefore, you can select a bunch of photos and create a Photosynth within Windows Live Photo Gallery to publish to Photosynth.com. If you geotag the photos, they’ll be available on the Bing Maps.

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