Recap: Bing at //build/ 2016

If you couldn’t attend in person, we want to remind you that you are now able to get free access to all the Bing Search APIs, including documentation and demo widgets that demonstrate the capabilities of the offering. These APIs give developers access to the same search technology that powers the Bing search engine and
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Detect and visualize entities with Bing Knowledge Widget

Today we’re releasing the Bing Knowledge Widget for webmasters and publishers. It’s an easy-to-deploy, JavaScript-based widget for webmasters that detects and visualizes entities on the webpage and displays rich information about the entity. It provides your visitors with quick access to relevant information about the entities on the page, and keeps them engaged, entertained, and
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Link Your App to Search Results

BUILD 2014 App Linking Blog Post Link Your App to Search Results App discoverability and app engagement are major challenges that app developers face every day. With millions of apps out there, how do people discover your app? And after a user installs your app, how do you encourage them to engage with it? According
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Make Clickable Shapes in the Native Bing Maps Control

The native Bing Maps Windows Store control has two types of shapes: polygons and polylines. These shapes are great for representing areas and paths on the map. Often it is useful to be able to associate some information or metadata with these shapes. In past versions of Bing Maps we could easily store this information
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New Bing Speech Recognition Control and Updated Bing OCR and Translator Controls

At the BUILD conference in June, we announced three broad categories of capabilities the new Bing platform would deliver to developers: Services to bring entities and the world’s knowledge to your applications, services to enable your applications to deliver more natural and intuitive user experiences, and services which bring an awareness of the physical world into
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Interested in speech on Windows Phone 8? MVVM and Bing

For the last decade, Rob Chambers, Program Management Lead in Bing, has been working on speech technology. He recently wrote a helpful article on the MVVM (Model, View, View Model) pattern and speech for Windows Phone 8 that features his app, Go Search On.   While the app is targeted at understanding the MVVM paradigm, there is a lot of logic and implementation
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Bing at //build 2013 In Review

On June 26th we announced Bing as a platform, uniting the intelligent services that power Bing.com and making these capabilities available to 3rd party developers via new APIs and controls.  Several talks and educational sessions were given during BUILD that highlighted Bing’s new developer services, including the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) control for Windows 8
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