Posted by: kurtsh | January 28, 2018

BETA: Azure Location Based Services

imageAzure Location Based Services (preview) provides developers from all industries, powerful geospatial capabilities, packed with fresh mapping data necessary to provide geographic context to web and mobile applications.

Azure Locaiton Based Services provides the ability to:

  • Give context to your data for increased productivity
  • Refresh your apps and devices with dynamic information
  • Track more than geographic coordinates
  • Use Azure Location Based Services with familiar tools and services

This service is an Azure One API compliant set of REST APIs, accompanied with a web-based JavaScript control to make development easy, flexible, and portable across multiple mediums.

The press has written quite a bit about it.  Tom Tom, Delphi, and other location-oriented manufacturers have adopted it:

For more information, visit the product page:


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