Do You know About Airport Maps on Bing ?
“The new airport maps give you everything you need to navigate your way through your travels,” read a Sept. 29 posting on the Bing Community blog. “Airport maps include information on parking garages, ticket counter information, terminals and gates, baggage claims, currency exchange and more.” That ‘more’ includes a directory of eateries and airlines.
About the desktop version of Bing, the user can access by entering the name of the airport in Virtual Earth and then zoom in on the building itself or to care for their flight status and thus Bing on the card icon displayed next to the list of airport access.
Bing will also start the service to 42 airports in the United States, with plans to add more time. Microsoft has been unusually aggressive in order to better compete by adding features to its search engine in recent months in its bid with Google. Many of these features in a very specific verticals, such as shopping or entertainment, or focus, yes, the maps of the airport. In this way, Microsoft hopes to give a clearer alternative to Google, which dominates the market for traditional keyword search continues.
While Bing accused Google in relation to the broader market figures, it remains a pillar of cloud computing strategy for Microsoft and more businesses are centered. For this reason, Microsoft is betting on the new features of the engine added September 23, for example, has announced the launch of Bing offers a site that aggregates more than 200,000 offerings from the likes of Groupon, LivingSocial, Nordstrom and Target.
Here is maps for 42 airports covering in the United States