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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Do local Bing Maps servers or Google Earth servers exist?

Is it possible to have all the map data come from local server instead of Google Earth or Bing Map but still use their tools as front end. For example Bing Map control (from their SDK) would be ...
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Does Bing Maps have a 3D mode?

The following wikipedia page says that 3d mode in bing maps was discontinued http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_web_map_services Whats the reason for that? Is there any official ...
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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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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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How to export Bing Maps layers to Pdf with Arcmap - and get appropriate resolution?

I've got a GP service that creates a new mxd, adds Bing Layers to it, zooms to a particular extent, then exports a pdf. Sometimes (when the network is slow, I suspect) the resulting pdf has a mixture ...
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MapInfo Bing Aerial resolution/scale

I am using MapInfo to display some Bing aerial photos. It seems as if it is using the wrong scale of imagery - they look blurred, as if the image has been enlarged. Is there a way to force it to use ...
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Does Bing maps silverlight API work on Windows phone 7?

Has anyone seen any good resources on using Bing Maps Silverlight APIs on WP7?
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Open a location in Bing Maps 3D

Does anyone know how I can link to a location in Bing Maps and have it open in 3D mode? A link formatted like this: http://www.bing.com/maps/default.aspx?lvl=15&cp=37.9609257054894~-87....
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Coordinates of upper left corner in the world file?

According to Wikipedia and ESRI last two lines in the world file represent x and y coordinates of center of upper left pixel. Now, if I have a world file like this: 32.0 0.0 0.0 -32.0 691200.0 ...
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What is the current Web Mercator projection code?

The web mercator projection, popularised by Google Maps, seems to be given a new EPSG code every couple of years. EPSG:900913 (Google in calculator text) was an unofficial code EPSG:3785 - is the ...

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