Case Study: How to use Distance Matrix API for Commute Analysis and Office Site Planning

Recently, Microsoft Real Estate and Facilities (RE&F) worked with a Microsoft subsidiary to use Bing Maps Distance Matrix API as a specialty tool to perform quick commute analysis to determine the single best location for centering their operations from multiple offices in a metro area to a single office location. See how Bing Maps Distance Matrix API helps a customer solve a business problem related to real estate site planning and commute...
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Internet-Scale Deep Learning for Bing Image Search

At Bing we are continuously innovating to provide our users with ever better, more accurate, and more beautiful results. We routinely embrace modern advances in multiple domains such as natural language processing, computer vision and AI to provide the best experience at internet scale across billions of queries and images. Recently we talked about how semantic vectors helped improve Bing Web Search. Today we want to share how end-to-end...
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Announcing Enhanced Security for Bing Maps API Keys

Announcing Enhanced Security for Bing Maps API Keys

The Bing Maps Developer portal shipped a new feature allowing you to restrict access on your Bing Maps API keys to a set of domains that you specify. With this feature customers can define a strict set of Referrer values or IP address ranges that the key will be validated against.
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Towards More Intelligent Search: Deep Learning for Query Semantics

Deep learning is helping to make Bing’s search results more intelligent. Here’s a peek behind the curtain of how we’re applying some of these techniques. Last week, I noticed there were dates printed on my soda cans and I wanted to know what they referred to - sell by dates, best by dates or expiration dates? Searching online wasn’t so easy, I didn’t know how to phrase my search query. For instance, searching for {how...
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See Our Smart Solutions for the Fleet Industry at NAFA 2018 I&E

See Our Smart Solutions for the Fleet Industry at NAFA 2018 I&E

This week, the Bing Maps team will be in sunny California at the NAFA 2018 Institute & Expo, known as the largest event for fleet professionals. We will share our latest developments for the industry – a collection of powerful Fleet Management APIs that include Truck Routing, Isochrone, Distance Matrix and Snap to Road.
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Bing Maps United Kingdom Quality Update 2018

Bing Maps United Kingdom Quality Update 2018

The Bing Maps team has been continuously improving its services with new data, quality updates and bug fixes. The March update added support of rooftop address geocoding with high precision post codes in the United Kingdom.
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