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Bing Maps rolls out new User Interface with “AJAX & Silverlight”

Bing launched new Bing Maps experience. “The AJAX maps are rendered completely as a new set of map tiles and displayed through AJAX interface. And the Silverlight experience has a combination of both raster tiles AND vector graphics rendered in browser at run time. By default, on Silverlight site you can see same tiles you on AJAX only in Deep Zoom greatness,” informs CP.

“Dynamic Labels,” a new navigation tool in beta let you try new base map with neighborhoods hovering over them as text.

Changes include:

New colors to differentiate between content types/layers.

  • Bigger fonts and labels.
  • New data with more detail, especially in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Oceania and Asia.
  • De-saturation on zoom allows more continuous transition to photographic material (Aerial, Birdseye, Streetside)
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