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MapmyIndia Opens Map APIs to Developers
March 19,2015
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Leading Indian digital map data vendor MapmyIndia today announced the public launch of its Map API (Application Programming Interface) platform for software developers and enterprises.

The APIs are using REST (HTTP/JSON) and JavaScript technologies, thus supporting apps built for various web, mobile and cloud platforms.

The following APIs are available for to developers:

Interactive Map: The Maps JavaScript API is a set of programming interfaces that enables developers to build web or mobile browser applications using feature rich, interactive MapmyIndia Maps.

Geocoding: A REST API that finds the most accurate latitude longitude combination for a provided address.

Reverse Geocoding: A REST API that finds the nearest street-level address for a provided latitude longitude combination.

Routing: A REST API that calculates up to three routes between provided start and end locations provided as latitude longitude points. You can also provide up to 50 via points. The route information consists of a detailed textual turn-by-turn description of the route along with the data required to draw the route on MapmyIndia Maps.

Distance: A REST API that provides driving distance and time from a given center point to any number of points. Note that no route information is provided in this API.

Map Image: A REST API that provides map images (PNG) of size 256x256 and 512x512 (for high DPI screens, like retina display) for a given latitude longitude point and zoom level.

The API use is free for less than 1,000 daily transactions then it costs 25,000 rupees per month (circa $400) for 10,000 daily transactions or 50,000 rupees per month (circa $800) for 50,000 daily transactions.

MapmyIndia’s map database currently includes street-level data for 8000+ towns, house-level data for 93 cities, 10.8 million points of interest, and pan India data for 645,000 villages, and 2.2 million kilometres of road network with navigation attributes.

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