Microsoft Interner Explorer Partners with NORAD to Launch the Santa Tracker

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Microsoft partners with North American Aerospace Defense Command (“NORAD”) to launch the most creative Santa Tracker seen yet. As we know holiday season is around the corner and google every year gets builds a Santa Tracker which is basically a countdown timer and a map showing the progress. Microsoft this time has nailed it with its partnership with NORAD.

The Santa Tracker allows people to track Santa’s progress as he makes the annual trip around the globe. This year though the site is so much more — it now offers a breathtaking recreation of Santa’s Village, fun new games (a new one every day), holiday music and opportunities to get live updates on Santa’s location. Microsoft has also build another which makes Skype calls to the NORAD Tracks Santa Operations Center, to amuse kids with their efforts.

Talking about the technical aspects, the site has been optimized for different screens with responsive design and touch ability. The buttons, the globe every thing is easily accessible for a touch device. This experience works best on IE11 because it was designed from the ground up to be perfect for touch, plus it offers support for web standards like HTML5 and WebGL. So what are you waiting for experience it youself here.

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