The Bing Maps Local Insights API returns a list of local entities within the specified maximum driving time or distance traveled from a specified point on Earth. The API supports both synchronous and asynchronous requests that returns JSON or XML for the query or coordinates for a location, longest possible travel time, the longest possible distance used to define the geographic region and more. The Local Insights service is part of the Routes API, which allows you to create a route that includes two or more locations and to create routes from major roads for driving or walking routes. The Bing Maps REST Services provides a way to create a static map with pushpins, geocoding an address, retrieving imagery metadata, or creating a route etc. Microsoft Bing is a web search engine.
Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Mapping, eCommerce, and Blockchain. Highlights include two APIs for adding localization functions to Bing Maps and an API for proximity marketing via Bluetooth technology. Here's a look at what is new.
Bing has announced the addition of the Bing Maps Local Insights API, this news comes just 6 days after the release of the related Bing Maps Local Search API. Both new offerings provide developers with tools for building applications and integrations that solve problems close to home for many users.
The HERE Geocoder API - Reverse enables high precision conversion of latitude/longitude coordinates to real world addresses for mapping and spatial analysis. It provides fresh and accurate enterprise...