Last week Microsoft talked an released a lot of Windows Live products and today I saw many changes in the Live video site. Now having much more features and tools available, I can say that my shift from Google video search can me made quickly.
I could find my favorite TV shows, music videos, and other online videos. You can browse through the TV Shows page and select a genre like Comedy, Drama, Reality, Animation. The best being that of drilling down to related Music video searches.
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It’s all Google everywhere, be it Street View reaching new destinations or Chrome pulling out updates, but Microsoft has added something to its Live Maps that makes it stand out. The integration of its photo stitching service Photosynth make the experience worth everything. It isn’t something too great but at least shows that Microsoft is keen at being a touch more innovative with what they usually are.
Looks like Microsoft is pretty serious at invading the Indian population with its banner and has definitely shown great speed with the launch of Live Search maps in the country. The launch has been made with detailed Street maps and listing for nine cities, twenty nine Business listings and accessibility to highway networks connecting over twenty thousand towns and cites.
Microsoft brings this service to both the PCs and the mobile devices to its users in India. Something that may would have though of Google to bring to every country. I think Microsoft has done the right thing by targeting the most promising business hub for the future and can gain solid grounds within the market to counter Google’s growing global influence (though this shouldn’t matter much to Google).
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