Bing Maps Publishes Equivalent of 100,000 DVD’s of Bird’s Eye Imagery

Today, we are excited to announce a number of updates to Bing Maps, including the largest shipment of Bird’s Eye imagery yet, nearly 270 terabytes of data or the equivalent of 100,000 DVD’s, along with expanded venue maps and our new “Report a problem” feature.

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Bird’s Eye
Imagery captured at a 45 degree angle, giving depth and three-dimensionality to ortho photography

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To date Bing has published a total of 1,452,958 sq km, or half a petabyte of data, of Bird’s Eye scenes from around the world. Look for yellow in the below World map to see our new Bird’s Eye coverage from this release:

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Click the links below, and view more imagery on Bing Maps!

Tampere, Finland

W8 Link | Bing Maps Link

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Rome, Italy

W8 Link | Bing Maps Link

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Kaanapali, Hawaii

W8 Link | Bing Maps Link

Stavanger, Norway

W8 Link | Bing Maps Link

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Milan, Italy

W8 Link | Bing Maps Link

Ringerike, Norway

W8 Link | Bing Maps Link

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Toledo, Ohio

W8 Link | Bing Maps Link

Kuopio, Finland

W8 Link | Bing Maps Link

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Additional Highlights

Melbourne, Australia
W8 Link | Bing Maps Link
Eugene, Oregon
W8 Link | Bing Maps Link
Pescara, Italy
W8 Link | Bing Maps Link
Saratoga Springs, NY
W8 Link | Bing Maps Link
Tokyo, Japan
W8 Link | Bing Maps Link

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Venue Maps
Provides detailed maps illustrating a point of interest

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Ever need to find your seats at a football game? Lost in the Mall of America? With more than 4,700 Venue Maps in more than 59 countries on Bing Maps, you can navigate your way around malls, airports, amusement parks and more using your Windows phone, tablet, or PC!

Mall of America, St. Paul, Minnesota

W8 Link | Bing Maps Link

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While on Bing Maps and within a zoom level of 1000 feet, purple and green polygons will appear to outline particular points of interest for a given venue. Green shading indicates restaurants, while stores appear purple.

When you click on any outlined polygon, a directory will appear with a full list of points of interest and offer options to visually explore additional floors of the venue. Try it with the additional links below:

Boston, Massachusetts

W8 Link | Bing Maps Link

Singapore Zoo, Singapore

W8 Link | Bing Maps Link

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Las Vegas, Nevada

W8 Link | Bing Maps Link

King’s College, London

W8 Link | Bing Maps Link

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If you see an outlined feature that is not correct, please tell us about it. All you have to do is click on the point of interest in question and click “Report a problem”.

Follow the steps below for a walk-through at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Atlanta, Georgia.

Step 1: Click on US Post Office, then click “Report a problem”
W8 Link |
Bing Maps Link

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Step 2: Select an option and click “Continue”
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Step 3: Select option or type in comment and hit “Submit”
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– The Bing Maps Team

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