China Mobile International’s JegoTrip app increases travel safety with Bing Maps

China Mobile International’s JegoTrip app increases travel safety with Bing Maps

China Mobile International caters to the needs of the millions of Chinese citizens who travel internationally each year. As part of its ongoing goal to better serve its customers, the company is creating a one-stop tourism platform within its JegoTrip app. Adopting multiple Bing Maps APIs, the app incorporates a live COVID-19 map tracker, travel safety information, automated and personalized itinerary planner , and real-time local transportation...
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Bing Maps is updating its base map data source

Bing Maps is updating its base map data source

The partnership with TomTom enhances our mapping portfolio, helping us deliver the best mapping experience across multiple platforms. As a result, Bing Maps is switching to TomTom for base map data for regions outside of China, Japan, and South Korea. In March we began gradually rolling out the new TomTom base map data to Bing.com users and Microsoft first party products. Today, we are starting the migration period for the Bing Maps Platform.
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Did somebody say more Bird's Eye imagery?

Did somebody say more Bird's Eye imagery?

The Bing Maps team continues to release more stunning high-resolution oblique (45-degree angle) aerial Bird's Eye imagery. This most recent wave released over the last several months represents over 80,000 square kilometers of new imagery spanning 100+ cities in the United States.
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Enhanced Features Support Fleets as Delivery Demand Surges Amid COVID-19

Enhanced Features Support Fleets as Delivery Demand Surges Amid COVID-19

The demand for deliveries has surged because of the COVID-19 pandemic. People are staying home and getting their groceries and other essentials delivered to their doorsteps. Since launching in May 2019, we have listened to customer feedback and made a series of enhancements to meet the growing need with the Bing Maps Multi-Itinerary Optimization API.
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Join the Bing Maps Team at Microsoft’s ISV Partner Day

Join the Bing Maps Team at Microsoft’s ISV Partner Day

Bing Maps EMEA Distributor, Grey Matter, is holding a live online event for ISVs and developers on April 21 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (UK BST). The event will include a keynote from leaders of Microsoft UK and Grey Matter plus six sessions, covering Bing Maps, Azure DevOps, Visual Studio Online, Azure tools and more. Register for the session of your choice and be sure not to miss out on our session led by Justine Coates with the Bing Maps team.
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HO HO HO! Microsoft and Bing Maps help NORAD track Santa!

HO HO HO! Microsoft and Bing Maps help NORAD track Santa!

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is preparing for their annual tradition of tracking Santa around the globe. As NORAD conducts its primary mission of defending Canadian and United States airspace, they take on the supplementary mission of tracking Santa's journey for the holidays
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