Geocoding and Routing improvements added to Bing Maps

Geocoding and Routing improvements added to Bing Maps

Geocoding and Routing are core services in mapping platforms. Today, the Bing Maps team is happy to announce improved algorithms and increased coverage support for these services, which also directly improve the coverage of many of the new Bing Maps Fleet Management APIs, such as the Isochrone and Distance Matrix APIs which rely on routing data.
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How to Fine-tune Location Coordinates with the Custom Geocoding Refinement Tool

When presenting custom location data in Bing Maps applications, a frequent requirement is to geocode the addresses of your location data prior to presenting them on the map, ensuring that you have latitude and longitude coordinates that accurately reflect the real-world locations. Bing Maps offers batch geocoding capabilities via the Bing Spatial Data Services Geocode Dataflow API, and also via the Bing Maps Account Center, enabling data sources...
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How to Create a Speech-Powered Geocoding and Routing Experience in a Windows Store App

In a previous post, we saw how to incorporate speech into a JavaScript-based Windows Store app. In this post, we will speech-enable a XAML-based Windows Store app to provide a speech-driven geocoding and routing experience. Two very common activities in map-based applications include searching for locations, and obtaining driving directions. In many scenarios, it can be more convenient and faster for users to provide the input for these...
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