Benefits of the Bing Maps API mapping platform

Benefits of the Bing Maps API mapping platform

Microsoft.com/maps offers both REST & SDK options and Developers can expect a wide range of benefits when using Bing Maps API as a mapping platform, ranging from accurate worldwide geolocation coverage to high-res location data.
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How Bing Maps Helped Vaccinate the US

How Bing Maps Helped Vaccinate the US

Bing Maps API helped vaccinate the US with a powerful COVID-19 tracker featuring accurate vaccination distribution data for public planners and casual users. The Bing Covid tracker, https://www.bing.com/covid, brings together multiple sources of information to a one stop website that leverages the Bing Maps V8 Web control.
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Microsoft has released new and updated building footprints

Microsoft has released new and updated building footprints

The Microsoft Maps team has been busy since our last Building footprints blog in 2020. Not only have we added Australia, South America, Nigeria & Kenya but we have also updated our previous collections from 2019 by leveraging newer imagery. As with our other releases, you can find all of the latest building footprint sets in Github and on Open Street Maps! 
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Use Bing Maps to calculate an isochrone to reach your customers

Use Bing Maps to calculate an isochrone to reach your customers

Move Faster with Bing Maps Isochrones for Travel Time. What schools are within a 20-minute walk from my home? What available jobs are within a 30-minute transit commute? Where you are located and what is near you brings context to the choice of where you want to live. Bing Maps Isochrone API can help you bring that location intelligence into your applications.
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Guest Post: How Maplytics uses Bing Maps Truck Routing API for hassle-free delivery

Guest Post: How Maplytics uses Bing Maps Truck Routing API for hassle-free delivery

Maplytics is a geo-analytical app Certified for Microsoft Dynamics (CfMD) that seamlessly integrates Bing Maps with Microsoft Dynamics 365 to visualize Dynamics CRM/365 data on a map, helping improve business processes and engage the right customers at the right time. The April release includes a new feature using the Bing Maps Truck Routing API, which defines routes for trucks by taking into consideration attributes such as size, weight and...
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China Mobile International’s JegoTrip app increases travel safety with Bing Maps

China Mobile International’s JegoTrip app increases travel safety with Bing Maps

China Mobile International caters to the needs of the millions of Chinese citizens who travel internationally each year. As part of its ongoing goal to better serve its customers, the company is creating a one-stop tourism platform within its JegoTrip app. Adopting multiple Bing Maps APIs, the app incorporates a live COVID-19 map tracker, travel safety information, automated and personalized itinerary planner , and real-time local transportation...
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Bing Maps is updating its base map data source

Bing Maps is updating its base map data source

The partnership with TomTom enhances our mapping portfolio, helping us deliver the best mapping experience across multiple platforms. As a result, Bing Maps is switching to TomTom for base map data for regions outside of China, Japan, and South Korea. In March we began gradually rolling out the new TomTom base map data to Bing.com users and Microsoft first party products. Today, we are starting the migration period for the Bing Maps Platform.
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