Questions tagged [bing-maps]

For questions about the Bing Maps API, a cloud mapping platform provided by Microsoft's Bing. This API is used to power map experiences in Microsoft and third-party applications, including web, WinForms, WPF, and UWP apps.

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Bing maps viewer

Is there a software like Google Earth Pro, but for Bing maps? I`m interesting in historical satellite images. Google gives such opportunity to get it, their clock icon with time bar and one can see ...
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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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Restricting zoom levels based on Bing Map availability?

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 anywhere in the ...
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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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Adding Basemaps from Google or Bing in QGIS?

ArcGIS Desktop has the option of using basemaps from ArcGIS online. Does QGIS have any such options?
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Attribution for Bing maps in QGIS QuickMapServices?

I've used a Bing map aerial in a report I'm writing for commercial services. I downloaded the Bing map aerial using the QuickMapServices plugin in QGIS. What attribution do I need to add to the map?
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BingService doesn't accept requests for Hybrid and Other Bing Map formats

We have used BingService with the help of following code: String baseURL = "http://ak.dynamic.t1.tiles.virtualearth.net/comp/ch/${code}?mkt=de-de&it=G,VE,BX,L,LA&shading=hill&og=78&n=...
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Tooltip using x-map-marker-layer with Bingmaps and angular-maps

I am using x-map-marker-layer with bingmaps and facing one issue regarding the tooltip of the marker, Hence i am able to implement the click functionality but not getting any success while ...
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QGIS - online Bing basemap shifts when map is exported as a PDF [duplicate]

Using QGIS 2.18 “Las Palmas” Created a map to print using the “New Print Composer” extension. When working on this all polygons are perfectly in place. Once the map is saved as a PDF/Image the ...
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Does the Bing Maps API have a distance to coast service?

Does the Bing API contain a distance to coast service from an address? All we need to do is calculate the distance to a major coastline (Atlantic or Gulf of Mexico).
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Shapes shift over Bing images on QGIS when scolling the screen

Using QGIS 3.4.3, the shape files created don't fit with Bing aerial plugin only on the right side of the screen, on the other hand, for the same screen, the left side looks ok. When I move the non ...
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Seeking Basemap web services?

Esri has a base map available through a web service: http://services.arcgisonline.com/ArcGIS/rest/services/World_Street_Map/MapServer Do Google or Bing, or anybody else have a similar service?
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How to ensure screenshot from Bing Aerial matches QGIS Bing Satellite?

I am looking to work from a screenshot of Bing Aerial that is georeferenced in relation to Bing Satellite from the QuickMapServices plugin in QGIS 3.4.3. I have matched the scale from the Bing ...
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Getting map tiles for polygon?

Based on this tutorial, I can easily find out a tile for a point. Is there an algorithm to find all tiles that are covered by a rectangle or lineString or by any other feature?
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Shapefile rotated after displayed on Bing Maps

I took a country shapefile from Thematic Mapping API | World Borders Dataset. Then opened it in QGIS and saved needed layer as KML file and took coordinates for displaying polygons. var country = ...
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Using Bing Maps background for QGIS? [duplicate]

With the abandon of OpenLayer and the integration of the XYZ Tiles (in Data Browser). Is there a way to integrate Microsoft Bing, or Here Map, as a satellite imagery layer in QGIS 3.0? Like for ...
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What is the difference between Bing Maps, Here WeGo and Google Earth imagery in this area?

We are working on a project about the exploration of historical ruins via publicly available satellite imagery. This project is for a high school scientific research competition. In the photos below ...
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How to print Bing Aerial maps in QGIS?

I need to create a big number of maps in QGIS for a breeding bird monitoring scheme. The Bing Aerial maps would be perfect as underlying layer as they have sufficient resolution and very nice ...
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Retrieve all points within a given radius using quadkeys

I'm new to GIS concepts and I'm learning about quadkeys and usage. I am inserting few points with its quadkey into DB, and want to retrieve all points within a given radius using quadkeys. Assume ...
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Bing and Esri satellitary basemaps are misaligned by about 2 meters

Did you ever notice a shift (2 meters) between satellitary basemaps from Bing and Esri? The problem basically arose when GIS technicians have to deal with drawings made in CAD using Bing basemaps as ...
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Coding a MAP feature in MS Access 2016 [closed]

I have a database project (in MS Access 2016) and wish to add a mapping feature with the following functionality (via VBA is preferred); 1 – Create a FORM that includes display of a street map of a ...
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ArcGIS Explorer iOS App can't load map with bing basemap

In the Explorer iOS app, I am getting an error that says "Missing bing maps key" when opening a map with a bing map as the basemap. The bing basemap works fine on the full website and mobile website ...
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Modify logo + copyright on Bing Maps REST API

I'm attempting to use Bing Maps REST API to track traffic flow over time. To do so, I mosaic many 640x640 pixel tiles together, using this template The issue is that when I mosaic all these tiles, the ...
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Can I overlay a CartoDB visualisation on Bing Maps base?

If I am using Bing Maps as my base map, can i overlay a CartoDB visualisation (that I created earlier) on top of it? If so how do I go about doing that? The example on the cartodb site only refers to ...
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QGIS Canvas Size

I don't know if this is QGIS related. I am trying to export a GeoJSON from a vector layer in QGIS. The problem is visualising the vector in bing map. The shape is missing some holes, as it should be.
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QGIS is closing when I try to load WIKIMaps/BING/GOOGLE maps loading with OpenLayers

I am using QGIS 2.14 on my Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS. My QGIS(2.14) is closing/quitting when I try to load Wikimaps/BING/GOOGLE maps loading with OpenLayers plugin. How can I rectify this?
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Bing maps and large datasets

We were using Bing maps to place pins on a map when a user loads a page. The number of pins has grown significantly so we started to cluster the pins to reduce the load on the client. Now even ...
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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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Openlayers with Cached Bing Maps?

I want to use a folder with cached bing map tiles for using it with openlayers 2. After a google search, i haven't find any example on how to use the tiles locally. The tiles are saved as ".png" in my ...
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Find lat/long of Point 2 a given distance from Point 1

I'm creating a program using the Bing Maps API where the user inputs a bounding box with lat/long, and the program extracts a number of static images at zoom level 15 to later be mosaicked together. ...
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Exported PDF resulting in misaligned Bing Aerial and vector layer using QGIS? [duplicate]

I'm working with QGIS 2.8.1. I have a project with CRS: 3947 (Central-Western France) and several layers in the same CRS. I have not activated the 'On the fly' CRS transformation. I add the Bing ...
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ArcGIS for Windows Phone with Bing maps and shapefiles

I have a set of shapefiles that I want to display on a map along with satellite imagery. I currently use ThinkGeo for this sort of thing on Windows. I'm writing a Windows Phone app that must operate ...
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Add Bing basemap to ArcMap with ArcGIS Portal

I am aware that with a Bing maps key, one can add a Bing basemap to ArcMap by adding data from ArcGIS Online and choosing a Bing basemap. My issue however is that we use Portal and not ArcGIS Online. ...
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Query data within KML

Bing Maps v8 will not load multiple or complex KML files and allow me to query data within these shapes. Is there a work around for this?
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Aligning Web Map Layers from Bing Maps and Google Maps in QGIS?

Why doesn't Bing and Google imagery "line up" in QGIS. Basic steps to replicate the problem: Open new QGIS project and set project CRS to EPSG 3857 (Pseudo Mercator). Open Bing and Google Satellite ...
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Geometry data in MSSQL - Bing Maps

I am pretty new to GIS/Mapping apps. I have obtained some parcel data/tax data and imported it into SQL using Shape2SQL. The values that I have in the DB are based of the following projection ...
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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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Which geocoding providers allow storing of geocoded data?

I'd like to provide a functionality where the user can search for an address/place on a Leaflet map, and is able to add the resulting marker to the map (which later can be saved on server and ...
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Projection issue when matching layer projected with SRC4326 with other layer on SRC3857

When I'm trying to visualize a multipolygon layer projected on SRC4326, on a base layer from Bing Maps (also tested with Google Maps), my polygons doesn't show up on the ocidental part of the map, as ...
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BING Maps vs. HERE Maps

Can someone explain what is the history of BING vs. HERE maps and what are the differences as of today (2015 Q4)? I'd be especially interested in the Satellite view, as BING maps was one of the ...
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Seeking Satellite Imagery Providers? [closed]

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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Can privacy be achieved when using Bing Maps API for local authority use case?

We have recently won a contract to provide a website for project run for a local authority. As part of the website, there should be a page with a simple map showing the project's locations, when you ...
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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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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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Is it possible to access the Bing Maps “dark” mode in the ArcGIS JS API?

Stamen Designs have made a beautiful Hurricane Tracker application which uses a "dark" mode of the Bing Maps backdrop. This is perfect for directing people's attention to the overlay rather than the ...
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Using Bing Map via NMF file in 2017 in ArcPad 10.2

Does anybody has recently experiences with using Bing Map Service on an Handheld Device with ArcPad 10.2? I'm getting the Error message: Error Missing AuthenticationResultCode in response ...
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How can I convert Bing's “quadtree” tile addresses to ZXY tile addresses in Python?

Bing uses a quadtree-based addressing scheme to come up with a single number (or all-digit string) as the address of a tile. Each digit/character (starting from left / most significant) identifies the ...
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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 get OpenLayers Plugin to render base maps at a large scale i.e. 1:1000 or larger?

Am I the only one with this problem? You have a nice OpenLayers base map and get ready to digitize vegetation at a very high resolution but as soon as you zoom in, OpenLayers fails to render the base ...
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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 OpenLayers" will not be a possible solution ...