The Bing Maps Local Search API returns a list of business entities centered around a location or a geographic region. Local Search requests are made by specifying a list of type string IDs or a query, by specifying either the user's location or a geographical region. The API currently supports business entities in the US. for requests that returns JSON or XML. The Bing Maps REST Service 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. This API is also called: Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services Bing Local Business Search API
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.
Visualize areas that people can reach from one or more starting points. Get polygons to show time (isochrones) and distance (isolines) in self-explanatory maps. Available for car, bike, walk, transit...