Bing maps is a web mapping service provided as a part of Microsoft's Bing suite of search engines and powered by the Bing Maps for Enterprise framework.

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Satellite Imagery Providers

I'm building a web application - my requirements are: Must have global satellite imagery. Must have easy to use API's that are capable of geoJSON data imports, mouse and keyboard gestures, etc. To ...
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How to add link in ArcGIS Online web map popup to google or bing driving directions?

I have an ArcGIS webmap with school boundaries. I would like to provide a link in the pop up that takes a public user to a free routing website like Bing or Google with the directions to their ...
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How to access Bing Map Metadata in ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there any way to access the metadata of Bing Maps in ArcGIS desktop? Any good plug-in or extension?
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How do I get ArcGIS tiles to display a single layer when multiple layers are available?

I am using Bing Maps v7 to display layers from an ArcGIS server. The server displays multiple layers as one, but I would like to only display a single layer. Suppose a map service has the layers: ...
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Force Bing logo to bottom of map OpenLayers

Any way to force the logo position of a Bing layer in OpenLayers? See this image for the strange location:
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How to calculate pixels per meter ratio, according to Google or Bing map zoom level?

I have an image and detect two points in the image. I want to calculate the distance between these two points. I'm using Google map and Bing map. I have x,y pixel values for both two points zoom ...
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Using Google Maps or Bing Maps provided as WMS in MapInfo Professional?

Is there any way that I could use google maps or bing map or other free map provider as WMS in MapInfo Professional 10.0?
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Why is the BING basemap in ArcView different from the one on http://www.bing.com/maps/

The quality of the original Bing imagery on the Bing Website is much higher. How can I get it into ArcMap? I read, that the ArcMap imagery BaseLayer is based on Bing service! South of Ouagadougou ...
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Cost of usage for various providers [closed]

I want to use maping services in my website and I am confused about the options that are provided. I try to do a comparision between features, accuracy and most important cost. I am total newbie and ...
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Importing Bing Maps into application using ArcGIS Engine?

I'd like to create an application using ArcGIS Engine 10. I want to import Bing Maps into my application as base map. I surf the internet but couldn't find any tools or API to import these maps to ...
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adding bing (with labels) maps to leaflet

I am using this leaflet plugin to render bing aerial map as a base layer onto a leaflet map. baseMapUrl = new L.BingLayer(bing_key); map.addLayer(baseMapUrl); But I am unable to find a way to ...
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Plotting multiple addresses with distance to specific POI

I'm not sure if this is the correct place for this question but here goes. I am getting ready to move to a different city. Right now I have about 80 houses to choose from. One of my parameters for ...
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Bing Map REST API is not working

if i place the below URL in my browser http://dev.virtualearth.net/REST/v1/Locations?q=bangalore+karnataka+india&key= The response is below { authenticationResultCode: "ValidCredentials", ...
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Cache tiles for offline use of Google/Bing aerial maps

I am currently working on a project where QGIS is used for creating and editing vector data and requires a Google or Bing aerial photo layer as a basemap. I can add Google satellite/Bing aerial ...
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get map tiles for a polygon

Based on this tutorial, I can easily find out a tile for a point. But is there an algorithm to find all tiles that are covered by a rectangle or lineString or by any other feature? I would greatly ...
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Why is using Bing Maps with QGIS free but not with ArcGIS?

Since the end of 2013 a free use of Bing Maps in ArcGIS is no longer possible. You have to obtain a Bing Maps key directly from Microsoft. In QGIS (with OpenLayers plugin) it is possible to use Bing ...
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The ratio Pixel distance to geographical distance?

I have had this problem for several days and I have no idea to solve it. The problem is that I am trying to find out the length and width of ships from a Bing map. I got the location point (lon, ...
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How to show shapefiles with Bing map in asp.net

I want to display my shapefile data on bing map using ASP.NET. Its an web application. I don't want to use any third party tool for shapefile conversion.
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USA Historical Satellite Imagery for an Online Application

I am looking for different options to add historical satellite imagery to our online-based application. We currently incorporate Bing Maps into our application, but cannot get historical imagery. I ...
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Extract a polyline f rom a geoserver shapefile

I've been Googling my question for 3-4 hours now but I couldn't come up with an answer. I have a GeoServer which contains a shapefile with some roads on it. Is it possible to programmatically query ...
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How to update Bing base map data?

Can someone tell me how, or if it's possible, to send street centerline updates to Bing for inclusion in their base maps.
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Custom imagery not converted correctly in web Bing format tile with Global Mapper?

I have Custom image and I converted to that to the web bing format tiles with the help of global mapper but that are not produce correct quad key in each tile. On the bing map quad key is starte like ...
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Bing Map Tiles 3D buildings

When I view bing maps in the browser 3d buildings are displayed If I load BingMap tiles using their API or in OpenLayers, leaflet etc, no buildings are displayed. Are the maps tiles with 3D ...
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Wrapdateline support in Openlayers for Bing baselayers

I have setup the Bing map as the base layer. I want to have a continuous horizontal panning, so I have added the wrapDateline option in Openlayer for OpenLayers.Layer.Bing map type. However, afer the ...
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which framework is good for closed intranet [closed]

My requirement is simple. By latitude/longitude, draw icon on the map, draw a line between two icons.I may need put a customer picture over the map. It is not difficult by google map javascript or ...
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Bing map SetCenter doesn't work

Hi everybody am trying to use bing map on my html page using openlayers and geoEXT. the problem is when i change the center of the bing map nothing happens, also when i try to zoom on the map on ...
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Are there trade offs between using a geohash vs using a quadkey as a spatial index?

QuadKey Bing Maps uses a quadkey structure for their tiling scheme. Here is an overview of the concept http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb259689.aspx. GeoHash A geohash seems to be the more ...
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bing Basemap Missing

3/26/2014 - Since writing this question, a patch has been released. It can be found here: http://support.esri.com/en/downloads/patches-servicepacks/view/productid/160/metaid/2003 The bing ...
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Strange structures appear inside dry river in Egypt [closed]

Browsing Google maps site reveal some strange structures inside one of the dry rivers in Egypt near Quesser , what is really interesting is that those structures do not appear on Bing maps . ...
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Compute Shortest Distance(s) between two points

I am using Mapinfo 11. I want user to be able to find shortest route between two points so that user can travel from point A to point B using these path. Any Idea how to achieve this? Edit: I need to ...
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Place names on maps - why big differences between OSM, Bing and Google? [closed]

The following observations are from clicking between Chrome tabs. Managua, Nicaragua: At zoom 12 with Google Maps, I get about 40 place names. At 12 zoom on OSM, I get about 17, and only two of them ...
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What are people using for Site Location Maps without Bing?

The introduction of Bing Imagery with the release of ArcGIS 10.0 provided a fantastic means to very quickly produce Site Location Maps. Prior to its' introduction, I was using a GIS server connection ...
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How to paint area below certain elevation, using no coding and Google Maps, Google Earth, Bing

How can I show the area below a certain elevation, using Google Maps, Google Earth, Bing Maps or similar end-user application, and no coding? Thanks in advance
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Convert from Gauss-Kruger to Bing coordinates / projection

I am trying to convert a shapefile with ogr2ogr from Gauss-Kruger (zone 4) to Bings coordinate system / projection using the advice given in ...
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Can Bing base layers be used with the Mapfish / Geoserver print plugin?

After being able to solve most of my problems just be lurking, I find I now need to come into the light for this one. The headline is pretty explicit. I have been unable to use the mapfish print ...
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How to add Basemaps from Google or Bing in QGIS?

Like ArcGIS Desktop has the option of using basemaps from ArcGIS online, does QGIS have any such options?
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How to parse and display KML on Bing maps under SSL

This may seem like a simple question at first, but let me explain. We have several mapping solutions, however one is strictly Bing maps (v6) based. "Use open layers" will not be a possible solution ...
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Performance of google map tile creation processes

I know that question is rather vague but please bear w/me. I'm trying to get an idea of what sort of product performance - specifically timing - people have seen for various methodologies they have ...
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How to add push pin on map with mouse click using bing API

I am new to BING API. What my requirement is I have to add a pushpin on my map where the mouse is clicked. I added a map to my web page, created an click event on map and try to add a push pin. But ...
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Changing Default Layer Switcher

How can I change layerswitcher properties(radio button) ? So I want to change just like drop down list ?
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Bing Map Aerial Question

I am aware of Microsoft Bing Maps Aerial licensing changes with ArcGIS for Desktop at the end of this year. My question here is why I have two different ArcMap I saved had them in it. One was able ...
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Bing Maps / JavaScript - trying to open InfoBox with the PushPin click event

I am experimenting with the sample code on the Bing SDK site but am unable to get the click event to work with the pushpins I am adding in a JS .each loop that pulls in longitude, latitude coordinates ...
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Please clarify whether I need a Bing api key for this app

In my application I need to use Bing maps as a base map. http://svn.openlayers.org/branches/openlayers/2.11/examples/bing.html(open in IE) I followed this example. For this there is no bing key is ...
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What are the pros and cons of each mashup baselayer? [closed]

I've been making some mashups recently in OpenLayers and find myself naturally favouring OpenStreetMap as a baselayer, I think this is mostly because I like the concept. I realised the other day that ...
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How to determine the date of the Bing imagery for an area?

Is it possible to determine how current the Bing imagery for a certain area is? I've checked the community blog and searched through the monthly updates, but I could not find my study area. I found ...
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How to embed a coordinate pair within URL to search OpenStreetMap, Google, Yahoo or Bing Maps

Is there a way to embed a latitude longitude coordinate pair within a url link to search for a location on either OpenStreetMap, Google and/or Bing Maps? I'd like to use the url link within Excel, ...
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sharpmap overlay mapinfo on bing/google

I want to use sharpmap to overlay a mapinfo tab file onto google or bing. I have it working pretty much at the moment however the co-ordinates that bing/google show are in correct so my mapinfo file ...
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Fetch Google Map tile, without using Google Map API

Does anyone here know is there any other way to fetch Google map tile, without have to use Google Map API? Microsoft Bing Map does provide Rest API. wonder if possible to with Google Map, Cheer.
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Layer misalignment with UK Ordnance Survey data and OpenLayers

I am in the UK and my QGIS projects are based on UK Ordnance Survey mapping data and are set up in EPSG:27700. Whenever I have tried dropping an OpenLayers layer (Google Satellite/Bing Maps Aerial) in ...
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How to restrict zoom levels based on Bing Map availability?

Background My site is built on ArcGIS Server 10 with the JavaScript API 2.3, and uses Bing Maps as the background mapping. Although the site is aimed at NSW, Australia we allow the user to zoom ...