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Mapbox APIs (13)
||The Mapbox Optimization API returns a duration-optimized route between the input coordinates. It allows you plan the route for deliveries in a city that can be retrieved for car driving, bicycling,...||Mapping||05.23.2017|
||The Mapbox Matrix API returns travel times between many points and returns a matrix of all travel times between the locations. It will always return the duration on the fastest route and durations...||Mapping||05.23.2017|
||The Mapbox Directions API will show you how to get where you're going. With the Directions API, you can: calculate optimal driving, walking, and cycling routes, produce turn-by-turn instructions and...||Mapping||03.01.2017|
Mapbox Map Matching
||The Mapbox Map Matching API snaps fuzzy, inaccurate traces from a GPS unit or a phone to the OpenStreetMap road and path network using the Directions API. This produces clean paths that can be...||Mapping||02.28.2017|
||The Mapbox Analytics API returns API usage for services by resource. An example usage would be that it calculates the number of geocoding requests made in a week with a specific access token....||Mapping||02.28.2017|
Mapbox has announced a Unity SDK that provides a mapping platform, similar to the AR mapping of Pokemon Go, to developers across the gaming industry. With the major success of Pokemon Go, maps could be the foundation for a new generation of AR and VR games and Mapbox aims to capitalize.
Mapbox continues to enhance mapping features designed for gaming in the AR space with new features to its Maps Unity SDK. Specifically, Mapbox has added new features to points of interest and augmented reality to the latest version of the SDK. Mapbox will demonstrate next week at its Locate event.