The geocode Python SDK by Deloitte allows developers to access various mapping APIs in order to perform geocoding, reverse geocoding, routing, and other functions from their Python applications. APIs accessible through this SDK include Google Maps, Bing Maps, MapQuest, ESRI ArcGIS Map Service, and Geocodio.
In October Google announced pricing for its popular Google Maps API. Though most sites won't hit the free limits, those with a lot of traffic may be scrambling for a solution. That was the case for a New York real estate service, which discovered their bill would be $200,000 - $300,000 per year.
TomTom has announced impending updates to the company’s Map Display API that will enhance the appearance of the tool’s visual components through the addition of detailed natural feature information. This will include visual representation of forested areas, deserts, and snowy mountain peaks.