Automatically Detect Roads with Bing Aerial Imagery

We’re excited to announce access to an experimental service which can automatically derive street vector data from Bing aerial imagery. Simply put; this means you can derive the position and curves of a road by specifying the end points. Here’s a simple video to demonstrate what’s happening;

Check out a demo video

We’re looking forward to see what the developer community does with this, especially editors of OpenStreetMap. You can find the service and documentation here. Let us know how you like it!

Steve Coast
Principal Architect
Bing Mobile & Maps

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