Bing Maps update release brings a handful of features to help users navigate faster and find business, building and venue information to help you go from doing to done more quickly. “Some of these features will also be available in select initial international markets,” Bing said. Here is what is new?
Never miss a venue map again.
Bing Maps now has nearly 900 venue maps including interiors maps of malls, airports, casinos and shopping districts — this update release making venue maps much easier to find and use. “When using Bing Maps, now you can simply zoom-in into your favorite shopping mall or airport and click on its footprint to immerse yourself into it,” informs Bing.
“This feature will be initially available for the following markets: United States, United Kingdom, France, and Germany,” Bing adds.
Zoom-in into Bing Maps and find some of the most popular businesses in the area, including hotels, restaurants, tourist attractions, shopping centers, art galleries, ATMs, and much more.
Simply click on a business name or icon and find out more details about it.
This feature will be initially available for the following markets: United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, France, and Germany.
3D building outlines help you navigate easier
Bing Maps also added semi- transparent 3D building outlines for metropolitan areas when you zoom in far enough. “This provides the user with a much better context of how the city looks like, where the key buildings and city landmarks are, and ultimately help you better orientate yourself when using Bing Maps,” Bing said.
This feature will be initially available for the following markets: United States and select cities in the United Kingdom, Canada and France.
With this release most of the labels in Bing Maps will act as a shortcut to zoom-in to that place. Try it with states, cities, parks, neighborhoods, and many more. Clicking on a label will get to the best map view of that area quick and easy.
This feature will be initially available for all markets except Japan.