John Tintle, Contributing Writer of RealTechNews, writes:
A9 Thanks to loyal Real Tech News reader Charles, I found out about A9.com’s mapping site. (Charles, you were not the last to find out about that either.) A9.com is using MapQuest maps with what they call BlockView. BlockView is the ability to see street level images of any road they have mapped. A9 has parts of some major US cities mapped with BlockView, such as New York, NY, Los Angeles, CA, Dallas, TX, San Francisco, CA and Washington D.C.
With the street level images, people who navigate around cities via landmarks or shops can see what they should be seeing before leaving the house. While the A9′ maps could be better, I think a satellite map with BlockView would be outstanding.
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