The Flight Simulator genre has some exciting technology-developments that it needs to consider for the next release. Microsoft, look here
http://www.c3technologies.com/en_democlips.php?city=4 This is NOT filmed, it is just autogenerated 3D!
We have the whole world covered with satellite images, and this technology takes all this and autogenerates a 3d-model! Houses, streets, forests, everything gets mapped.
Imagine getting yourself into a helicopter and fly around in vegas like this!!! With every building and every tree perfectly modeled.
Check out the video above and demos here:
http://www.c3technologies.com/en_democlips.php?city=5 <- Hoover Dam! I want to fly here!!!
Please please Microsoft, make this happen!!!