You need a Bing Maps key to make use of the Bing Maps model decoder. You can obtain these keys through the Bing Maps developer portal at

See How to obtain a Bing Maps key for detailed steps on how to obtain a key.

The specific use of the Bing Maps service is subject to Microsoft’s terms of use, which may change from time to time. Therefore, for all the latest and official Microsoft licensing conditions and terms of use, please contact Microsoft directly. Refer to the “Microsoft Bing Maps Platform API Terms of Use”, which can be found at

You can direct licensing questions to Microsoft at At the time of writing, any Commercial or Government use of the Bing Maps service is subject to payment of a license, except under certain conditions specific use of Bing Maps for evaluation purposes. Such a license can be obtained directly from Microsoft, or through Microsoft’s Partner network. Prices may vary according to the volume of licenses purchased, the duration of the license and the intended scope of use.

The terms of use may require displaying a logo and copyright notices. At the time of writing, the Bing Maps tutorials fulfill the necessary requirements to display this information.