January 27, 2021

165TB of New Imagery Added to Bing Maps

From the Bing Community Blog: Today we’re thrilled to announce the publication of our largest satellite release to date. In fact, this release is larger than all of our past Aerial releases combined! The latest Aerial release includes new Satellite imagery as well as Global Ortho photography. Both releases total 165 terabytes of new data […]

Several Improvements Made to Bing Maps, More than 900 Venue Maps Now Available

From a Search Engine Land Post by Greg Sterling: Microsoft has introduced a number of improvements to Bing Maps, chief among which is making “venue maps” more obvious. Microsoft says there are roughly 900 venue/interior maps on Bing focused primarily on “malls, airports, casinos and shopping districts.” Google has a similar initiative but it’s focused […]

Access the National Geographic Global Action Atlas via Bing Maps

A blog post from the Bing Education team mentions hat the National Geographic Global Action Atlas is available using this URL from Bing Maps. Although the atlas is aimed at students and teachers it will likely be of interest to others. The Global Action Atlas spotlights hundreds of local, cause-related projects from around the world […]