Announcing the Bing Maps Fleet Tracker Solution

Announcing the Bing Maps Fleet Tracker Solution

We are pleased to announce the availability of our complete asset tracking solution for small fleets — Bing Maps Fleet Tracker. The solution includes the Azure based backend of services and storage, a web interface for tracking assets, and client code for Android phones.
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FIT and hhpberlin Build Life-Saving Fire Safety Solution with Bing Maps

FIT and hhpberlin Build Life-Saving Fire Safety Solution with Bing Maps

Partners combine Augmented Reality and Digital mapping to create a life-saving application on Windows Azure. This Interview with the Fichtner IT Consulting (FIT) architects explains how they enable rapid information sharing to provide first responders with up to the minute logistical details during rescue operations.
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Bing Custom Search API helps you build your own ads free search engine

It’s a little over 6 weeks since we made the Bing Custom Search API generally available. We are excited to see the applications our partners are building and are overwhelmed with the response we are receiving. If you haven’t tried Bing Custom Search API yet, go to the Search Quality Insights blog for the step-by-step process of
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Geocoding and Routing improvements added to Bing Maps

Geocoding and Routing improvements added to Bing Maps

Geocoding and Routing are core services in mapping platforms. Today, the Bing Maps team is happy to announce improved algorithms and increased coverage support for these services, which also directly improve the coverage of many of the new Bing Maps Fleet Management APIs, such as the Isochrone and Distance Matrix APIs which rely on routing data.
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Bing Maps Launches Three New Fleet Management APIs

Bing Maps Launches Three New Fleet Management APIs

Today, we are pleased to announce the release of three new Fleet Management APIs – Truck Routing, Isochrones, and Snap-to-Road – all available with the Bing Maps V8 Web Control and REST services. These APIs are the latest additions to our Fleet Management collection, which includes the Distance Matrix API that was announced last month.
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Build your ads free search engine with Bing Custom Search API

Build your ads free search engine with Bing Custom Search API

It’s a little over 6 weeks since we made the Bing Custom Search API generally available. We are excited to see the applications our partners are building and are overwhelmed with the response we are receiving. If you haven’t tried Bing Custom Search API yet, this blog post will help you to get started.
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Discover Beautiful Places with Outings

Discover Beautiful Places with Outings

The Bing Maps team is happy to announce the launch of Outings, a Microsoft Garage project, for iOS and Android devices. Outings allows you to search for high quality travel stories about beautiful places from travel blogs and other places.
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