Tag: bing maps

High-Res 3D data in the new Bing Maps Preview

Microsoft released the new Bing Maps app for Windows 8.1, which contains impressive detailed high resolution 3d data from 70 cities around the world. The app itself looks intuitive and the 3d data looks very impressive. Not much more to say except look:   You can download the app in Microsoft’s Windows...

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Santa is coming to town…

In just a few hours Santa will begin his journey in the Earth. Google and NORAD Santa (with the help of Bing Maps) give us the opportunity to monitor Santa’s track. NORAD Santa is the oldest Santa’s tracking website. Till this year NORAD used to use the Google Maps platform to show Santa’s track. But this year they’ll use the Bing Maps platform. So if you want to track Santa through NORAD go to this LINK. But Google didn’t stop the track and publish its own alternative. You will find it in http://google.com/santatracker. Here is the announcement: [quote]While we’ve...

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Olympics 2012 and GIS – UPDATED

Today is the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Google, Bing, Blom and other big companies published NEW maps and images from the Olympic London. You will find here Google Street View, Bing Maps BirdEye, Blom Imagery… – Google Maps has added Street View imagery of the Olympics Park and some of the other stadiums being used for the 2012 London Olympics. The Olympic Stadium and the Orbit Wembley Stadium – Google Again!!! Google make a webpage especially for the Olympics – LINK One of the most interesting parts is the following map… – Also The...

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Integrating Bing Maps into your Windows Phone 7.5 Applications

This is a recording from an MSDN Live Meeting broadcast from the Microsoft Belgium office on October 11, 2011. Including a Bing Maps control inside your Windows Phone application is a first step. Adding extra functionalities generally comes next. The purpose of this session is to demonstrate how to work with Bing Maps, add push pins, calculate and display a route… You can find also a slide presentation here. You can also download this show through these links with Right click “Save as…”: High Quality WMV (PC, XBox, MCE) MP3 (Audio only) Mid Quality WMV (Lo-band, Mobile) High Quality...

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