Microsoft adds 5 million square miles of new aerial images to Bing Maps

Microsoft adds 5 million square miles of new aerial images to Bing Maps

Microsoft has added 5 million square miles (13 million square kilometers) of new aircraft and satellite aerial imagery to its Bing Maps service.

Here’s a map showing the extent of the new coverage:

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The company highlighted several locations benefitting from the new images: Ísafjarðarbér, Iceland, Maritimes Alps, France, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil and Hugh Town, Scilly Isles, England.

In June, Microsoft added 270TB of birds-eye imagery to Bing Maps

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