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Latest Bird's-eye view Stories

2013-01-30 04:20:44

LONDON, January 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Shard opens its doors - and viewing platform - 1 February As The Shard opens to an eager public on 1 February, Londoners and visitors will have the chance to view the capital from a whopping 800ft (244m) above the skyline. As one of the newest and most exciting experiences to book through GoSeeDo.com, it's no wonder that tickets are selling fast, but there are other great views to be enjoyed by those with a head for...

2009-03-27 06:42:00

LONDON, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- - Primelocation.com's Unique Integration of Street View - the Latest Innovation From Google - and Microsoft's Bird's Eye View Aerial Imagery Will Revolutionise the Way People Search for Property in the UK In a move to create a richer, more advanced property search, Primelocation.com have adopted Google Street View in their UK property listings, combining it with Microsoft Virtual Earth's Bird's Eye View mapping feature. This enhanced search...

2008-06-19 00:00:11

Aerial photography was first practised by the French photographer and balloonist Nadar in 1858 over Paris. Its use for military purposes was developed during the First World War by aviators such as Fred Zinn. Archaeologists were then able to use the technique more effectively to discover and record archaeological sites. Aerial photography has become increasingly popular, with many websites offering a bird's eye view of your home or area. One of the most popular, Google Earth, lets...