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This article is part of a 10-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2016. Mapping and Location APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.
Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Health, Cryptocurrency, and Transportation. Highlights include an API for maintaining a secure remote workforce, an alternative API for Google News, and an API for 3D dentistry imagery. Here's a look at what is new.
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.