Bing Maps offers an iOS SDK to develop applications in Objective C within Xcode. Users can note that the iOS map control is supported by Bing's road. It offers aerial and hybrid map styles. It can also access a user's location as long as the phone's GPS is on. What makes this kit valuable is its capacity to use the Bing Maps REST Service that includes geocoding and routing to build a mapping application. This idea serves to help coordinate the Bing Maps Control with Bing Maps services. Besides using the iOS SDK, developers are invited to use the Bing Maps SDK for Windows Phone and the SDK for Android. These services might provide a more complete development experience to create apps associated with geocoding, routing, and mapping services.
CloudMade, a geospatial services provider that utilizes the open source map data from OpenStreetMap (OSM) (our OpenStreetMap API Profile), recently released a new CloudMade Platform that includes access to various mapping tools and APIs for geo developers including Geocoding and Geosearch, Location Management,Map Tiles, Routing, and Vector tiles (alpha). CloudMade says that the combination of the rapidly growing community sourced mapping data of OSM and their new APIs are the future of mapping.
Google Coordinate API enables mobile work teams to do four simple things that, when done by everyone on the team, can propel productivity: communicate, see everyone's location on a map, pinpoint and assign jobs, and notify and update each other constantly.