Bing Maps Publishes Equivalent of 100,000 DVD’s of Bird’s Eye Imagery

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Today, we are excited to announce a number of updates to Bing Maps, including the largest shipment of Bird’s Eye imagery yet, nearly 270 terabytes of data or the equivalent of 100,000 DVD’s, along with expanded venue maps and our new “Report a problem” feature. Bird’s EyeImagery captured at a 45 degree angle, giving depth and three-dimensionality to ortho photography To date Bing has published a total of 1,452,958 sq km,…

Let The Games Begin

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  Looking to stay abreast of the Summer Games 2012? Bing has you covered! Start with the Bing homepage for daily highlights, news, events and more. Interested in stats and schedules? In a few keystrokes you can get the information you’re looking for directly in the Bing results page. For those lucky enough to be there in person, Bing Maps has detailed maps and fresh images of London’s iconic landmarks…

Bing Venue Maps Goes International Adding Thousands of Shopping Malls

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Whether you live in Poland or Spain, Russia or Belgium, or pretty much anywhere in-between, you will now be able to explore your local shopping mall through Bing maps – helping you locate the stores you are looking for, find the closest services and facilities like restrooms and cash machines, and even browse their directories. Through Microsoft’s partnership with Nokia, Bing Maps just boosted its Venue Map coverage in the…

Find Venue Maps, Businesses and Buildings Faster on Bing Maps

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Today we’re excited to announce the release of a handful of updates to maps to help users navigate faster and find business, building and venue information to help you go from doing to done more quickly. Some of these features will also be available in select initial international markets. Let’s take a closer look. Never miss a venue map again. Did you know Bing Maps has nearly 900 venue maps…

What’s New in the AJAX Map Control

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Today we are officially introducing three new modules and several new features for the AJAX 7.0 map control.  The new modules add some very handy features, and they really show off the dynamic module loading capabilities of the AJAX 7.0 control by adding functionality when you need it, and getting out of the way when you don’t. The new modules help you: Calculate driving directions using the new Microsoft.Maps.Directions module.…

Bing Maps venue maps now feature nine largest US malls, 148 total

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Last December we introduced detailed shopping mall maps. Since then, we’ve been adding more mall maps every week. In fact as of this post we’ve finished more than 148 malls in more than 20 states — including the nine largest enclosed malls by square feet in the US.*  These are:    Mall of America, MN South Coast Plaza, CA Woodfield Shopping Center, IL   King of Prussia Mall, PA Millcreek…