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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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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Over 450 Areas of Bird’s Eye Imagery Now Live on Bing Maps

Over 450 Areas of Bird’s Eye Imagery Now Live on Bing Maps

If you’re headed out on an end-of-the-year vacation, preview that special place on Bing Maps using the new Bird’s Eye experience. We have been busy processing the oblique imagery to bring you major metropolitan areas to view before you travel. We recently surpassed the 450 areas mark for our Bird’s Eye imagery and there are a host of vacation favorites amongst them.
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Bing Maps V8 Web Control SDK November 2017 Update

The Bing Maps V8 Web Control has been updated in November with one key feature which lets you provide your Bing Maps key as a URL parameter of the map script URL rather than as a map option when loading the map. This provides two key benefits: Load multiple map instances under a single session on a page and Faster live site issue migration.
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Bing Maps V8 Web Control SDK October 2017 Update

Bing Maps V8 Web Control SDK October 2017 Update

In this update to the Bing Maps V8 Web Control, we have added several smaller but highly requested features such as easy to access Birds eye buttons, ability to limit autosuggest suggestions to a single country and much more. 
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New Map Control features in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

New Map Control features in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

We have updated the Maps platform for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to make our maps more performant and visually pleasing. We have also listened the feedback from our users and introduced features such as the ability to import 3D models into the map scene and support for layering and binding of map elements.
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Bing Maps Distance Matrix API Launches Today

Bing Maps Distance Matrix API Launches Today

At Microsoft Ignite we announced the Bing Maps Distance Matrix API solution, a service that provides travel time and distances for a set of origins and destinations. Today, we are happy to announce that it is now available!
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Drag and Drop GeoJSON files onto Bing Maps V8

Drag and Drop GeoJSON files onto Bing Maps V8

GeoJSON is a common file format used for storing spatial data as a JSON object and is easy to import and export in Bing Maps V8 using the GeoJSON module. In this blog post we will take a look at how to make enable dragging and dropping of GeoJSON files onto Bing Maps using the HTML5 FileReader and Drag and Drop classes.
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