. Â Bing Maps has rolled out a new look today to coincide with the â€œAJAX V7 Controlâ€, eliminating theneed for Silverlight to view enhanced Birdâ€™s Eye map views.Â Silverlight remains a big part of Bing Maps, powering Map Apps, including StreetSide, which has now been promoted (demoted?) to a Map App, but is more in keeping with the â€œbasic maps in AJAX, map apps in Silverlightâ€ theme.
First, the basics: the new look Bing Maps features a simplified â€œLeft-Railâ€, making it easier to get quickly to (driving/walking/transit) directions, traffic, businesses, or Map Apps:
Read more at out partner LiveSide.net here.