MapPoint 2009 and Streets & Trips 2009 by Sep and Oct' 08

Chris Pendleton, Virtual Earth Technical Evangelist Microsoft, revealed that an update to the desktop products MapPoint 2009 (Desktop Business Intelligence Mapping and Analysis Tool) and Streets & Trips 2009 (Desktop Consumer Trip Planning) will be made available in the coming months. Contrary to the release of MapPoint 2006, there are quite a few more features […]

Chris Pendleton, Virtual Earth Technical Evangelist Microsoft, revealed that an update to the desktop products MapPoint 2009 (Desktop Business Intelligence Mapping and Analysis Tool) and Streets & Trips 2009 (Desktop Consumer Trip Planning) will be made available in the coming months.

Contrary to the release of MapPoint 2006, there are quite a few more features and a whole new interface. MapPoint 2009 will be available September 1, 2008 is an update for the product's 2008 version. Streets & Trips will be available in early October at your favorite retailer. For those who don't know, Streets & Trips has a subset of MapPoint functionality, but if you just want offline trip planning software S&T is the way to go. And, for the Aussies, no, there is still no Australian version - just North America and Europe.

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