MapmyIndia, a GPS navigation and location-based services provider, has launched a Map API platform. The platform includes multiple APIs that enable developers to integrate the company's map data into location-based apps. Individual APIs include interactive map, geocoding, reverse geocoding, routing, distance and map image functionality.
MapmyIndia is India's leading provider of digital map data, navigation, tracking, LBS, GPS and GIS services. The Map API platform adds to its already robust product offering, which includes digital maps, navigation and tracking devices, location apps, GIS solutions, in-dash navi-tainment systems, mobile apps, printed maps and books. The API strategy allows MapmyIndia to expand its client base to include third-party business-to-consumer companies, business-to-business companies and enterprise IT systems.
The API platform is free for developers to build and test. Developers can build and test an unlimited number of applications. For those launching a commercial app and needing higher API transactions and customer support, paid plans are available. For access, visit the API website and sign up for a key. MapmyIndia provides a number of useful resources, including thorough documentation, live demos and downloadable source code.