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Where are you Microsoft Connect Beta Tester?

By Mauricio Freitas, in , posted: 22-Sep-2006 18:04

This is quite cool. The guys at the Windows Vista Team Blog have taken their time to produce maps from all regions of the world, showing where Windows Vista Beta testers are:

Microsoft Windows Vista Beta Testers in New Zealand


We have approximately 30,000 Vista Beta testers in this program now.
There are Windows Vista beta testers in 125 countries.
We have testers in all 50 U.S. States, Puerto Rico, Guam and several other U.S. locations.
Exactly 50% of our testers are somewhere other than the U.S.
The northernmost person appears to be in Fairbanks, Alaska at 64.85 degrees N. latitude though it's a close call with a person in Iceland.
The southernmost person appears to be in the Kerguelen Islands at 49.56 degrees S latitude.
We have 1 person on the island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands.
We also have a person in the Tuamoto archipelago which is almost exactly half-way between South America and Australia.
If we had someone in the Yukon and someone in Labrador/Newfoundland we would have all Canadian provinces and territories represented.
In the U.S. we have testers in over 6,000 zip codes, or well over 10% of all zip codes in the U.S

The pushpins are only for the Windows Vista beta testers registered on Connect, the oficial beta test site for Microsoft. Go have a look at their blog post for other maps.

If you are in New Zealand, registered on Connect and think you can see yourself in the map, leave a comment here!




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