How They Beta Test Mappoint Products

Ever wondered how Microsoft test their location products? I mean it’s not like you can test them in every possible location. Well two guys in Great Britain are trying to come close by driving the length and breadth of Great Britain passing through key points as they go – They have already covered the furthest South, East and West already. You can track their progress on a special blog and win a copy of Autoroute with GPS receiver if you estimate their mileage.

Autoroute 2006 (European version of Streets & Trips) is due out in October, no details of features for the new release have been announced yet.

By Peter Foot

Microsoft Windows Development MVP