Microsoft selects Vizzion to supply traffic cameras for Bing Maps

Click a camera icon to display the latest snapshot

Just in time for the new year and winter weather, Microsoft has partnered with Vizzion for traffic camera imagery on Bing Maps. Bing announced the new feature on the Bing Blog; Vizzion is providing Bing users access to live cameras in major markets worldwide, allowing drivers to see current traffic conditions for their daily commutes. This new feature complements and confirms Bing’s Clearflow traffic data and allows Bing users to see up-to-the-minute road conditions as winter approaches.

Click return to summary for an overview of your latest camera selections

To view traffic cameras on Bing Maps, visit Bing Maps and click on traffic, then zoom in on a location of your choice and look for camera icons. Selecting a camera icon will display the latest snapshot from that location and then clicking on “return to summary” will show an overview of the last several cameras that you’ve viewed for quick comparison. Current coverage includes traffic cameras across the US, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Hong Kong, Germany, Spain, and the UK.

Camera icons in London

About Vizzion
Vizzion is the leading traffic camera supplier for traffic and weather applications and operations centers. Through partnerships with over 200 different transport agencies worldwide, Vizzion offers live feeds from over 65,000 roadside cameras in 43 countries across North America, Europe, Asia, Australasia, and key markets in South America and Africa. Vizzion also provides on-vehicle imagery in 45 North American markets via a network of 50,000 connected commercial vehicles. Both services are available through a flexible XML Web Service and turnkey Desktop Video Wall software. Vizzion’s content is trusted by major digital, broadcast, traffic, fleet, and automotive organizations. Contact busdev@vizzion.com for more information.

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