Imagery metadata

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  1. Jason D
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    Jan 2011

    Posted 20 Feb 2018 Link to this post

    Bing's branding guidelines states, "Bing Maps data provider attribution information can be accessed through the Get Imagery Metadata method in Bing Maps REST Services."

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/maps/mobile-brand-guidelines

    I see there's an imagery metadata classes in RadMaps, but I don't see how to access or use them. Can you provide an example?

  2. Answer
    Petar Mladenov
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    Posted 23 Feb 2018 Link to this post

    Hi Jason D,

    From the list of 4 usages of Imagery Metada API :
    -- Determine the vintage of the imagery at a location.

    -- Determine the availability of imagery at a location at a specified zoom level.

    -- Determine the availability of different types of imagery at a location.

    -- Build custom maps by stitching together imagery tiles.

    we use only the fourth - our RadMap stiches tiles of images. The ImageryMetadata help us get a link from which the tile Image is downloaded.

    So I don't think our API could help you in the mobile app requirement you work on (I guess this is your case). However, the API described in the link is pretty straightforward - you have URL with parameters and the response is in JSON format that you can deserialize.

    Regards,
    Petar Mladenov
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