Bing Maps: 558,000 sq.k Imagery for January 2010 - Kroger moves to Maps

Microsoft released 558,000 square kilometers of imagery to Bing Maps for Jan 2010. The new imagery consisting of: Germany’s Ruhrgebeit; Belgium; Luxembourg; Vancouver – Sea to Sky Hwy to Squamish and beyond; Additional imagery scattered throughout Russia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Latvia and Turkey. Also, “Kroger -- grocery retail chain behind brands Ralphs, Food 4 Less […]

Microsoft released 558,000 square kilometers of imagery to Bing Maps for Jan 2010. The new imagery consisting of: Germany’s Ruhrgebeit; Belgium; Luxembourg; Vancouver – Sea to Sky Hwy to Squamish and beyond; Additional imagery scattered throughout Russia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Latvia and Turkey. Also, “Kroger -- grocery retail chain behind brands Ralphs, Food 4 Less and Fred Meyer is integrate with Bing Maps. Kroger.com's store locator app allows you to enter a postal code or city/state combo, then select additional search filters such as Fuel Center, Pharmacy and Marketplace; then, specify search radius to find nearest store. Also features an Advanced Search to put in a full address and add additional filters for other services available within respective stores including Bank, One Hour Photo, 24-hour Pharmacy, Gas Station, Organics and Pharmacy Services. At the end of search result, you get a list of stores and a Bing Map with branded pushpin icons on map containing contact information, services available and driving directions,” writes Chris Pendleton.