Bing Maps China Expands Reach

The Bing Maps China site just released some huge updates to their site. Following the release to Bing Maps (Bing Maps Gets An Overhaul…And, Some New Features) and Bing Maps UK (Released: Bing Maps UK), the Bing Maps China site has updated much of their data, added tons of new data and added a few new features. Check out the list:

  • Yellow Pages – Over 8 million yellow page listings are now searching from Bing Maps China.
  • Business Photos – Hundreds of thousands of business front photos are now available as a part of our YP listings results.
  • Transit – Bing Maps China has had transit information for a while now; however, the site now hosts hundreds of transit lines around China
  • Road Data Refresh – Updated the entire country with new road network data inclusive of over 4 million road segments
  • Traffic – Higher fidelity, wider coverage traffic flow information for more roads around the country
  • Performance Enhancements – Route and transit calculation times cut by over 50%
  • Signposts (Directions) – visual improvements for driving directions

 

  • Signposts (Highway Exits) – visual improvements for highway exit signs

 

  • Signposts (Border Crossing) – visual improvements for border crossing signs

Strong update of the Bing Maps China site across the board.

CP – Follow me on Twitter @ChrisPendleton

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3 comments
  1. hotels

    That is great to hear.

  2. Anonymous

    Thanks for the information and the good work

  3. NJ1

    Will it be long before the new road data flows through to the .com site, and become available through the Virtual Earth ArcGIS service?

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