Amazon hops on crowded web mapping service train
Amazon is throwing their hat into the somewhat crowded online maps service area
. They do plan on doing something different and making their product unique. Amazon will be providing street level photos instead of the standard satellite-view fare. They already have $15 million photos in their database which covers 22 cities so far. This could take off for Amazon and really establish them as a budding new web techonology superstars. See how Amazon innovated
while Microsoft duplicated
? Yes Microsoft's service is pretty much the same as Google's
. Goolge's is a touch better since their satellite pictures are actual somewhat up to date.