The Verizon ThingSpace MapQuest Static Map API enables you to create, configure, and return a map image of almost any size through a simple HTTP request. The MapQuest Static Maps API provides a single-line address or a lat/lng for the map image to be centered over that includes; Static Map, Place Map, and Flush Icon Service. Static Maps allows you to create, configure, and return a map image that can include custom POI icons, routes, traffic data or polygons. It provides your retail location, by using static maps without writing or embedding code.
Eleven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Internet of Things, Payments and Crowdsourcing. Highlights include an API that returns localized information such as city, currency, language and Risk Assessment Data. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.