Azure Maps Elevation APIs and Render V2 DEM tiles will be retired on 5 May 2023
Published date: 24 March, 2023
The Azure Maps Elevation services and Render V2 DEM tiles general availability will be retired on 5 May 2023. After that date, the Elevation services and DEM TilesetIDs will no longer be available and/or supported, and API calls will fail. All other Azure Maps APIs, Services and TilesetIDs are unaffected by this retirement announcement.
The following Elevation services will be retired:
- Get Data For Bounding Box
- Get Data For Points
- Get Data For Polyline
- Post Data For Points
- Post Data For Polyline
The following DEM tiles in the Render V2 – Get Map Tile service will be retired.
To avoid service disruption in your applications, please review the following migration options and transition before 5 May 2023:
- Use the Bing maps Get Elevations service to replace Azure Maps Elevation services. View Bing Maps licensing for pricing and licensing options.
- Use the free Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data to build DEM tiles on the Microsoft Azure to replace the elevation tiles in the Render V2 – Get Map Tile service
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