May 20, 2008

Location-Based Computing: Letting Computers Know Where Things Are

Business computing today works largely on a flawed vision of reality. For example, consider an inventory-management application. The system holds a list of items in a database, such that: When items arrive at the store, the item counts are incremented with the number of items that get stocked. When an

Virtual Earth—What’s New in the Latest Release

ow in its sixth major release, Virtual Earth offers an entire world of opportunities for innovative web-based mapping. Whether you sell real estate, track assets, need a store locator, or simply have some data you want to map, Microsoft Virtual Earth is ready to provide a stable, high-performance, accurate, and