Live Search Maps China - New Features!

The Live Search Maps China site just got some improvements. Innovation is burning like wildfire worldwide.


Driving Direction – New!

Transit Direction

  • Improved performance by reducing engine average response time by 27% without quality degradation
  • China is now the first VE market to ship both Driving and Transit Directions

VE China API

  • Enabled server side logging for VE China API.
  • Upgraded China API to latest V6.2

Real-time traffic:


  • Added coverage for Shanghai – We now provide real-time traffic for Beijing and Shanghai.


  • Switched to new SMS channel with better coverage (GSM and CDMA) and higher success rate (>97%)

Local Search


Data updates


  • 337 cities with street level map (previously 289);
  • 10M POI/YP records (previously 7M) for 337 cities (previously 114);
  • 600+ categories for Local Search (previously 200+)
  • ~15K crawled and merged records in POI/YP data

I need to track down all these international sites. We’re going worldwide so fast!


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