Microsoft's Bing Chat can now answer your queries related to maps and directions

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If you are looking for directions to a place, you might want to try Bing Chat, the chat mode of Microsoft Bing. Bing Chat has recently launched a new feature that will enhance your chat experience when you ask for directions. Instead of giving you a simple text answer, Bing Chat will now provide you with more information and options to help you plan your trip. You will also see a recommended route from Bing Maps that shows you the best way to get to your destination.

How to use the new feature

Using the new feature is very easy. All you need to do is post a query on Bing Chat that asks for directions from one place to another. For example, you can type “Can you give me the best directions from downtown Redmond to SeaTac Airport?” and Bing Chat will respond with something like this:

There are several ways to get from downtown Redmond to SeaTac Airport. You can drive, take public transportation, or use a ride-hailing service. The fastest option is to drive, which will take about 25 minutes without traffic. The recommended route is to take WA-520 W and I-5 S. You can see the route on the map below.

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Over the past few years, Microsoft has been focusing on improving its Maps platform through various updates, including updated imagery through the power of AI. Apart from platform improvements, Bing Maps added Distance Calculator App, Gas Prices Map feature, Parking Finder Map App, and more.

Bing Chat is not only good at giving directions. It can also help you with many other things, such as finding information, generating content, learning new skills, and having fun.

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