Thursday, July 14, 2011

News: Latest tpdates to Bing Road Map Style

Have you been through the Bing Map in the last 24 hours? If so, you might have felt the different and new things about our road map style. Are able to find the changes out? Okay, Bing has made things easier to see.
Bing has made dozens of changes to improve its base road map style. It is all from based on many phases of usability testing. It is a new result and a new style designed to communicate more important information at a glance. Bing has just finished rolling out its English version of this new style and you will see French, Flemish, German, Italian, and Spanish rolling out over the next week or so.




The major key changes comprise:
1.    Primary roadways are denoted in a more distinct color
2.    One way streets are more clearly marked
3.    Road shields are more visible
4.    Text labels are easier to read
5.    Traffic overlays are clearer and more defined
6.    Lots of other details to improve map readability


If you wish to feel the difference, you can just visit Bing Maps right now and see all it by yourself. As Bing feels that pictures are worth thousands of word, it has put together a 9 page guide to what’s new to go deep on all the changes. You can check it even. Definitely, a useful information.

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