Block view for geographic navigation

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9298345
APP PUB NO 20100325589A1
SERIAL NO

12490130

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Various embodiments provide techniques for geographic navigation via one or more block views. According to some embodiments, a block view can include a visual image of a geographic location that is visually similar to a panoramic image. In some example implementations, a block view can be scrolled to navigate images of a geographic location. In one or more embodiments, a bubble view can be displayed of one or more locations within the block view. The bubble view can include a zoomed image of one or more aspects of a block view. Further to some embodiments, a map view can be utilized along with the block view and/or the bubble view. The map view can include a two-dimensional representation of the geographic location from an aerial perspective, and can include a more general level of detail concerning the geographic location, such as streets, cities, states, bodies of water, and so on.

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MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLCREDMOND, WA30290

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Aguera, y Arcas Blaise H Seattle, US 23 188
DeMaio, Pasquale Bellevue, US 55 897
Ofek, Eyal Redmond, US 141 2023
Wexler, Yonatan Redmond, US 59 321

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