Rendering Static Virtual Earth Bird’s Eye Images

The Bing Maps team continues to release more stunning high-resolution oblique (45-degree angle) aerial Bird's Eye View but did you know that you can leverage it to create experiences in your applications?

Independence Hall in Philadelphia, PA
Bird's Eye Image available on

Not only is Bing Maps API’s Bird's Eye imagery available at and is used in the 3D cities constructed in the Windows Map App as well as Microsoft FlightSim, but it's also available through the Bing Maps for Enterprise Developer Platform. See Get Bird's Eye Views in Your Next Great Maps App or Web Experience | Maps Blog ( for the rest of this article.

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