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    June 2019

    Jun 7

    Spatial Operations for Azure Maps are now generally available

    Spatial Operations provides applications enhanced location intelligence with a library of common geospatial mathematical calculations, (notably within the IoT space), including services such as geofencing, closest point and point in polygon.

    • Azure Maps
    • Features
    • Services

    May 2019

    May 6

    Azure Maps Mobility Services is in preview

    Build applications with real time public transit intelligence from nearby stops, transit route information, and updates.

    • Azure Maps
    • Microsoft Build

    February 2019

    Feb 25

    Azure Maps events in Azure Event Grid

    Azure Maps is now available as an event publisher in Event Grid.

    • Azure Maps
    • Event Grid
    • Features
    • Services
    Feb 7

    TomTom is expanding its partnership with Microsoft

    TomTom has chosen the Azure cloud as its preferred cloud platform for its enterprise.

    • Azure Maps
    • Services

    December 2018

    Dec 4

    S1 Tier Now Available

    S1 Pricing Tier now available for large-scale deployments.

    • Azure Maps
    • Microsoft Connect
    • Pricing & Offerings

    September 2018

    Sep 24

    Enhancement for Map Control for Azure Maps now available

    Azure Maps is a portfolio of geospatial APIs that allows developers to build solutions with up-to-date geocoding, routing, IP geolocation, and other location-based services. An improved Map Control API with new features designed to enable intuitive and insightful data layering and visualizations is now available.

    • Azure Maps
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services


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    2019 Q2

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