Live Search Maps Goes Live In Taiwan

Now Taiwan can also enjoy Live Search Maps (as Live Pages).

Microsoft Taiwan and Chunghwa Telecom realized this together making use of technologies from:

  • Chunghwa Yellow Page – geocoding engine, Business Listings and Point of Interest information
  • Kingway Technology – road map images
  • Multimap – mapping API to render road maps from Kingway and aerial maps from Virtual Earth

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Additionally a number of services were provided with this release, including: Local Search, Maps (Road and Aerial), CHT powered web call for their premium subscribers, a Messenger Activity and a Messenger Tab. Chris Pendleton has the full story and more screenshots.