Want to keep the TNW Conference vibe going?? Tickets for TNW2022 are available now >>

The heart of tech

This article was published on September 6, 2013

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
Josh Ong
Story by

Josh Ong

Josh Ong is the US Editor at The Next Web. He previously worked as TNW's China Editor and LA Reporter. Follow him on Twitter or email him a Josh Ong is the US Editor at The Next Web. He previously worked as TNW's China Editor and LA Reporter. Follow him on Twitter or email him at [email protected].

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:

bingmaps

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

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

Thumbnail image credit: stock.xchng 

Also tagged with