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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Add Custom Styling and Sparkle with Map Style Sheet Editor

Add Custom Styling and Sparkle with Map Style Sheet Editor

Maps can be beautiful. The standard colors are nice, but sometimes you want to add your own flare or customize a map to match existing styles on your website or in your app. To do that, you can use Map Style Sheet Editor with the Bing Maps V8 Web Control and the Bing Maps REST services.
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Location, location, location!

Location, location, location!

When it comes to building contextually relevant applications, it’s all about location. By enabling functionality tied to location, an application can move from being just a convenience to a necessity! The Bing Maps team has been hard at work releasing three new REST APIs that bring the power of location-based search to maps scenarios. 
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