Flying the UltraCam (or how Virtual Earth gets those images)

Behind The Maps – Flying the UltraCam

Mark Brown on the Virtual Earth team has an interesting post and video (above) that give you a behind the scenes look at the UltraCam and the process involved in getting those high resolution images (Bird’s Eye View) that are used in Virtual Earth. If you are a geek who likes maps (like me) you may enjoy this.

Update: If you don’t want to install Silverlight to see the video, here are versions in other flavors:

iPod (MP4)