Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Bing Maps

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Bing Maps

Bing Maps is a great tool for exploring and learning about many things, including the numerous celebrations held each year in cities across the country. Today is St. Patrick’s Day, named in honor of the patron saint of Ireland. It is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland and is widely celebrated in the United States and other nations with a large Irish immigrant heritage. Celebrations in the US often involve a festive...
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Hunting for Movie Locations on Bing Maps

Hunting for Movie Locations on Bing Maps

As you know, Bing Maps helps you understand your world. Last month I described how you can use imagery on Bing Maps to interactively learn about history by exploring where important events like the Civil Rights Movement took place. This month I’m going to focus on a lighter topic—learning about filming locations from your favorite movies. I like movies and love seeing places featured in movies I’ve seen. With Bing, you can explore these locations...
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It’s game time on Bing Maps

It’s game time on Bing Maps

Are you one of the lucky few to be heading to Phoenix for the Big Game? If so, we have some new Bing Maps that will help you navigate your way to, in and around University of Phoenix Stadium. Even if you’ll be watching the game from the comfort of your living room or your favorite sports bar, these new map features give a preview of the venue before the game. Read More
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Experiencing the Civil Rights Movement with Bing Maps

Experiencing the Civil Rights Movement with Bing Maps

Imagery on Bing Maps enables you to interactively and naturally learn about history by exploring the places where events took place. Today is Martin Luther King Day in the United States. It is a day reserved to commemorate not only a singular inspirational leader but also the movement with which he is most closely associated—the African-American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950’s and 1960’s. The country underwent turbulent changes during that...
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Our New Year's Resolution? More Great Streetside and Aerial Imagery

Our New Year's Resolution? More Great Streetside and Aerial Imagery

With year’s end fast approaching it’s appropriate to take stock on your accomplishments over the past 12 month as well as your ambitions for the upcoming year. Here at Bing Maps we are proud to have delivered an ongoing series of major updates of aerial and Streetside imagery and are starting to plan for what’s next for us in 2015. This post highlights some of the cities in our latest monthly content release. A complete list of locations with new...
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Not Travelling this Thanksgiving? Try a Virtual Family Visit Instead.

Not Travelling this Thanksgiving? Try a Virtual Family Visit Instead.

With Thanksgiving just a few days away (and the winter holiday season right around the corner) thoughts turn to family traditions of years past. If you can’t make it home for the holidays Bing Maps imagery is a great way to spark memories of turkey dinner, snowball fights and watching football while you work off your “postprandial somnolence”  and this month we’ve released another batch of aerial 2D, aerial 3D and Streetside imagery...
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Get ready for fall sports with new imagery on Bing Maps

Get ready for fall sports with new imagery on Bing Maps

Last month we announced that we’d recently surpassed the 100-city mark for both our Streetside imagery and our 3D cities. This month we’re adding even more new places to visit, including a number of cities where big time professional and college sports are part of the fall calendar. Whether you’re going to the big game or watching on television photorealistic imagery on Bing Maps is a great way to enhance your experience. Below, we highlight just...
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Over 100 New Streetside and 3D Cities Go Live on Bing Maps

Over 100 New Streetside and 3D Cities Go Live on Bing Maps

If you’re headed out on a last-minute vacation this summer, you can preview that special place on Bing Maps. We have been busy driving and flying to bring you more cities to view before you travel. We recently surpassed the 100-city mark for both our Streetside imagery and our 3D cities, and there are a host of vacation favorites among them. New Streetside cities Drive right up to your destination with Streetside imagery. You can see Streetside...
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Let The Games Begin

  Looking to stay abreast of the Summer Games 2012? Bing has you covered! Start with the Bing homepage for daily highlights, news, events and more. Interested in stats and schedules? In a few keystrokes you can get the information you’re looking for directly in the Bing results page. For those lucky enough to be there in person, Bing Maps has detailed maps and fresh images of London’s iconic landmarks and venues so you can plan...
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New Bird’s Eye Imagery & Streetside Coverage on Bing Maps!

  We’re happy to announce the release of new imagery from around the world, including London! Check out where Eugene can take you for a tour. BIRD’S EYE: IMAGERY CAPTURED AT A 45 DEGREE ANGLE, GIVING DEPTH AND THREE-DIMENSIONALITY TO ORTHO PHOTOGRAPHY           Total coverage of Bird’s Eye imagery currently live on Bing Maps!         With more timely Bird’s...
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