After the judges deliberated the winners were selected. This was so big, we did a video on MSDN’s Channel 9.
The King of Bing Maps is…Ricky Brundritt, Taxi Fare Calculator
The Grand Prize-winning Map App helps locals and travelers alike by estimating the total fare and showing the quickest route. The app covers major metro areas in the United States as well as 18 more cities worldwide. Brundritt won $1,000 for his creativity.
Second Place – Avalara, GeoSales Tax
GeoSales Tax overlays a heat map over the United States to display tax rates
Third Place – Infusion Development, Ricky’s Data Viewer
Data Viewer is an easy way to see data on Bing Maps without having to build anything first.
We want to thank everyone who participated in the King of Bing Maps Challenge as well as our judges – Josh Lowensohn from CNET, Greg Sterling from Search Engine Land and Joe Francica from Directions Magazine.
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