Bing Maps Multi-Itinerary Optimization API Launches Today

Bing Maps Multi-Itinerary Optimization API Launches Today

The Bing Maps team is happy to launch the Bing Maps Multi-Itinerary Optimization (MIO) API, a REST service that automates the process of building itineraries for multiple agents (e.g., drivers, sales representatives, professionals, etc.) while also optimizing the routes among all agents to save travel time and distance.
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See the Road Ahead with Traffic Camera Images on Bing Maps

See the Road Ahead with Traffic Camera Images on Bing Maps

The Bing Maps Routing and Traffic Team is constantly working to make navigation and route planning easier! Hot on the heels of our previous announcement about traffic coloring, the Bing Maps team is proud to announce that we have made it possible for users to access traffic camera images along a planned driving route!
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Get the Ground Truth You Can Handle with the JOSM Streetside Plugin

Get the Ground Truth You Can Handle with the JOSM Streetside Plugin

One of the many challenges faced by the mapping the world is the availability of ground truth. Today most mappers remotely map an area. Even with the variety of aerial imagery available, the details or perspective of the area being mapped can be lacking. To provide mappers with the most information possible, the Microsoft Open Maps team has created a JOSM plugin.
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Easily Choose Your Route with Bing Maps Traffic Coloring

Easily Choose Your Route with Bing Maps Traffic Coloring

There is an old saying that you don’t know where you are going until you get there. With Bing Maps new route coloring feature, you will know right away where the delays will be along your selected route so you can change your route, your plans or your destination based on the route ahead!
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Bing Maps Autosuggest API Now Supports Business Suggestions in 8 New Countries

Bing Maps Autosuggest API Now Supports Business Suggestions in 8 New Countries

Bing Maps Autosuggest is part of the Bing Maps API offering both as part of the Bing Maps V8 Web Control and a standalone REST API service. Autosuggest provides suggestions for roads, addresses, intersections, places, and businesses. This is very useful for companies who have customers typing in addresses/locations where we will suggest and auto complete a business name or address which assists user input and increases accuracy.
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