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    Amazing Mapping from Nokia

    Nokia is not the first name to come to mind when you think of mapping but their new Nokia 3d maps produces some of the most stunning maps I have ever seen. It is free.

    Here is a sample:

    Below is a video of the live rendering of a map of downtown Toronto. Notice how every angle of each building is rendered - this is something that I have never seen before


    Applications for shopping center and retail locations are numerous. It can provide a sense of the property that is a step up from google maps or pictures. Best of all it's free.

    To view the maps, go to:

    You need the latest version of firefox or chrome to view. Several major cities are available.





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