MapPoint Web Service 3.5 Released
Microsoft announced the release of MapPoint Web Service 3.5, the latest version of its location and mapping Web service. MapPoint Web Service 3.5 enables enterprise customers to more efficiently and cost-effectively incorporate location data into a variety of location-based solutions. Chief among the new capabilities in MapPoint Web Service 3.5 are new tools for enabling customers to manage and maintain their corporate data, expanded global geographic coverage, and new capabilities for developing applications for the mobile work force. MapPoint Web Service 3.5 also continues to offer support for such industry standards as SOAP and XML, which provide developers with common standards that can be used to ensure reliable interoperability of solutions built with the MapPoint platform.
Expanded features and capabilities of MapPoint Web Service 3.5 include: better support for mobile applications, improved customization and spatial data management capabilities, and expanded geographic coverage to support global markets (this new version offers detailed information for 24 countries).
Price: Dependent on licensing model and volume and length of commitment.