Bing Maps Android and iOS SDK V1 Ready for Production

Bing Maps Android and iOS SDK V1 Ready for Production

We are excited to announce that the preview is over and Bing Maps SDK for Android and iOS is ready for your production applications. Since preview started the team has added numerous features, increased loading performance by over 40%, and optimized the API structure and stability.
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Cross Platform Development with Bing Maps and PhoneGap

Bing Maps provides a variety of APIs and controls. One of which is the Bing Maps AJAX Control that was originally designed to provide interactive maps for the web, but meanwhile also powers the WinJS control in the Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store apps. The Bing Maps AJAX control has a slim core to speed up the initial load of a website, is optimized for performance using HTML5 technologies and implements a modular concept that allows the loading...
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Bing Maps Goes Mobile - For Free

More and more developers are choosing Bing Maps, and today there’s great news for all of you – the new Windows Phone 7 SDK features Bing Maps as its default map control. But it’s not just about Windows Phone – we’ve made Bing Maps free for you to create consumer-facing mobile applications on any platform. (For details, see the Bing Maps Mobile Terms of Use.) If you’re new to Windows Phone development, it...
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Bing Maps on Your Verizon Android

Bing Maps was previously available as a mobile device application for multiple platforms: Windows Phone Blackberry iPhone Today Bing Maps as part of the Bing Mobile Platform was also launched on the Verizon Android. Read here to find out more. Technorati Tags: Bing Maps,Android,iPhone,Blackberry,Windows Phone,Virtual Earth
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XBox Live for Windows Phone 7 Will Feature Bing Maps

With the impending release of Windows Phone 7, I’ve been working with both the Windows Phone and XNA teams on creating experiences that will involve Bing Maps. As a preview, Crackdown 2: Project Sunburst is the first game to be shown and announced to use an XNA control with Bing Maps for Windows Phone 7. Hot. The game uses Bing Maps as a backdrop for an attack and tank-like game for blowing stuff up (or protecting stuff). Here are a couple...
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Windows Phone and Bing Maps

Last week at Mobile World Congress 2010 in Barcelona, Spain I sat in the overflow room watching Steve Ballmer and Joel Belfiori announce Windows Phone 7 Series – I tweeted many atweet via Twitter, so feel free to check out my tweets for more information there. It was standing room only and the 50+ people in the overflow room were applauding and cheering at the 50 inch plasma as the demos went off perfectly. As any good evangelist would do, I...
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National Geographic Launches iPhone Atlas Using Bing Maps

National Geographic has been hard at work getting their atlas of maps into your grubby little hands. And as such, they’ve released their newest mobile application for iPhone – World Atlas (iTunes link). The application allows you to view 7 different levels of cartography, 3 maps styles and the ability to find locations around the world with nearly 7 million place listings. And, of course, the Bing Maps Platform has been integrated...
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Bing Unveils iPhone Application with Maps

Last night the world was abuzz with the release of Bing’s iPhone application. The application is fully described on the Bing Search Blog, “Bing for Mobile Comes to the iPhone;” however, I wanted to go a bit deeper on the Maps part of the application for my fellow geospatial peeps. The following is a laundry list of Bing iPhone application features: Location Enabled – Bing Maps for iPhone locates your position based on...
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Web Cast: Building Location-based Applications with Bing Maps for NAVTEQ’s LBS Challenge

Planning on entering NAVTEQ’s LBS Challenge? Planning on using Bing Maps? You should probably tune into my session to get the skinny on how the heck you’re going to do that. See my blog post, “Bing Maps Globally Sponsors NAVTEQ’s 2010 LBS Challenge.” Register for my web cast on the NAVTEQ’s Network for Developers Live Meeting site scheduled for next Tuesday, November 17 @ 9AM PST – write that...
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YellowPages.com’s Mobile Efforts with Bing Maps

For the past years, I’ve worked closely with Yellow Pages (owned by AT&T Interactive) getting Bing Maps onto their Yellow Pages.com web site; however, they’ve also been working on some mobile applications that use Bing Maps. You can see the applications from your mobile browser at http://m.yp.com. I was able to commandeer a video from them that illustrates all of the offerings from the mobile side of the house. Sorry, it...
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