Bing Maps Location Recognition API Now Generally Available

Bing Maps Location Recognition API Now Generally Available

Today, we are pleased to announce the general availability release of the Bing Maps Location Recognition API that we previewed in last month’s blog post. Supercharge your applications to provide users with more context about what is nearby. Given a location (latitude, longitude) the Bing Maps Location Recognition API returns a list of entities at the location.
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LinkedIn Announces New Commute Feature Powered by Bing Maps

LinkedIn Announces New Commute Feature Powered by Bing Maps

Today, LinkedIn introduced a new, helpful feature to their many users – “Your Commute.” LinkedIn has been working with the Bing Maps Platform team to add this valuable new feature to their mobile experience– see what the commute time is for a selected job posting.   
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Case Study: How to use Distance Matrix API for Commute Analysis and Office Site Planning

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

Earlier this year, a Real Estate and Facilities (RE&F) team with a Microsoft subsidiary used Bing Maps Distance Matrix API, as the specialty tool to perform a quick commute analysis, to help determine the single best location for collocating all of their operations from multiple offices in a metro area to one office location. See how Bing Maps Distance Matrix API helps a customer solve a business problem related to real estate site planning.
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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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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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