09383206 cites 237 patents.

Provided is a single repository for capturing, connecting, sharing, and visualizing information based on a geographic location, for example. Provided is a schema, repository, index, and APIs for any information, place, entity, attribute, service or person that can be referenced geographically. A system to provide real time image data includes an input component that receives image data associated with a specific geographic area, a splitter component that splits the image data into at least two quadrants, and a storage component that stores at least a portion of the at least two quadrants. Also provides is on-line or real-time advertising based on a user's mapped location and/or a user preference.

Title
Obtaining and displaying virtual earth images
Application Number
14/191092
Publication Number
9383206 (B2)
Application Date
February 26, 2014
Publication Date
July 5, 2016
Inventor
Raymond E Endres
Seattle
WA, US
Alexander G Gounares
Kirkland
WA, US
Stephen L Lawler
Redmond
WA, US
Joseph Schwartz
Redmond
WA, US
Steve Lombardi
Seattle
WA, US
Ashok Kuppusamy
Seattle
WA, US
Amit Dekate
Medina
WA, US
Gur Kimchi
Bellevue
WA, US
Agent
Micky Minhas
Steven Spellman
Tom Wong
Assignee
Microsoft Technology Licensing
WA, US
IPC
G09B 29/10
G09B 29/00
G08G 1/0969
G08G 1/0962
G06Q 30/02
G06F 17/30
G01C 21/26
G01C 21/00
G06F 15/173
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