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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Routing made easier with traffic camera images and more

Routing made easier with traffic camera images and more

After launching traffic camera imagery on Bing Maps in April, we have seen a lot of interest in this new feature. Based on the popularity of this feature, the Bing Maps Routing and Traffic team has made some further improvements to this routing experience.
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Soundscape app delivers the world in 3D sound with Bing Maps

Soundscape app delivers the world in 3D sound with Bing Maps

Imagine being able to navigate through your neighborhood using your hearing alone. With the help of Bing Maps Local Search and Location Recognition APIs, Microsoft Soundscape helps the blind and low vision explore the world around them using a map delivered in 3D sound.
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Bing Maps helps Seeingit.com save users from FOMO

Bing Maps helps Seeingit.com save users from FOMO

Seeingit.com is an interactive, self-serve publishing website empowering locals, businesses, and event coordinators to share info about community events and fun things to see and do. With its location-based capabilities powered by the Bing Maps Platform, Seeingit.com saves users from FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) with maps.
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More Bird's Eye imagery has been released and static maps API support added!

More Bird's Eye imagery has been released and static maps API support added!

Since our blog post in July highlighting new Bird’s Eye imagery, we’ve released more of our high resolution oblique 45-degree angle aerial Bird’s Eye imagery and just want to make sure you’re aware of this continued imagery expansion. The recent release of new Bird’s Eye over the last few months represents approximately 50,000 square kilometers of new Bird’s Eye imagery spanning 70 cities in the United States.
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