Azure Maps

Azure Maps is a portfolio of geospatial services that include service APIs for Maps, Search, Routing, Traffic and Time Zones. The portfolio of Azure OneAPI compliant services allows you to use familiar developer tools to quickly develop and scale solutions that integrate location information into your Azure solutions. Azure Maps provides developers from all industries powerful geospatial capabilities packed with fresh mapping data imperative to providing geographic context to web and mobile applications.

More details about the services are available in the Azure Maps documentation. If you have a technical issue, please open a post on the developer forums through Stack Overflow or MSDN.

  1. React component

    Please provide Azure Maps as React components. This would be useful for projects that already use Office UI Fabric React but also for many other developers that use React in their projects.

    43 votes
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  2. Add consistent way to get city name from structured address data

    When using the freeform search endpoint, address results will have structured fields along with the 'freeformAddress'.

    Most parts of the mailing address can be read from existing fields (streetNumber, streetName, countrySubdivision, postalCode) however the city does not seem to be represented consistently.

    In some cases the city from the freeform address is the municipalitySubdivision, in others its the countryTertiarySubdivision. As a result, to extract structured address data to use for mailing addresses we have had to resort to parsing the freeformAddress to get the city name from there as it seems to always match the intended mailing address.

    I would…

    12 votes
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  3. Topographic, Satellite, and rich map styling

    I'm excited to see a holistic solution for mapping come out of Azure. Being able to get different types of map tiles out of the renderer (such as Topographic and Satellite) as well as request the renderer style the map (similar to Google maps) would be a total home run for me and allow me to move my mapping workloads over.

    12 votes
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  4. Native MapControl for UWP

    Looking forward to have native Azure Map mapcontrol for UWP

    11 votes
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  5. Support China

    I want to use Azure Maps in China area.

    11 votes
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  6. Improve Geocoding Results for addresses with 5+4 digits ZCTA

    Geocoder is giving results in incorrect score order for some addresses with 5+4 digits ZCTA...

    Go to https://azuremapscodesamples.azurewebsites.net/REST%20Services/Search%20Autosuggest%20and%20JQuery%20UI.html

    Search for "1833 S CHURCH ST, BURLINGTON, NC, 27215-5553", first result is Street, and the second one is the correct one. Searching for "1833 S CHURCH ST, BURLINGTON, NC, 27215" gives the correct one.

    Just a sample of other examples where it happens:
    - "5198 VALLEYDALE RD, BIRMINGHAM, AL, 35242-3756" vs "5198 VALLEYDALE RD, BIRMINGHAM, AL, 35242"
    - "7510 THOMAS DR, PANAMA CITY, FL, 32408-8529" vs "7510 THOMAS DR, PANAMA CITY, FL, 32408"
    - "4915 HIGHWAY 433 W, BENTONIA, MS, 39040-8417" vs…

    8 votes
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  7. Direct Data Import from CosmosDB

    I think it would be great if you could connect the maps directly to the CosmosDB. So in the call of the map the DB and Collection is deposited, as well as the Query, which then supplies lengths and latitudes, or polygons etc. and this will then be displayed directly on the map.

    7 votes
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  8. Blazor

    Possibilities to use Azure Maps with Blazor web apps

    6 votes
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  9. Ability to get POI information using it's ID and the desired Language

    When building multilingual apps, we need to retrieve the POI name in a specific language using its id.

    For example, in a social app. I check into a resturant. I found the POI using fuzzy search and language was specified to be EN.

    A friend, who is checking my location, is using my app with a Arabic interface. I will need to call Azure Maps again to get the name in Arabic. I have the ID of the place form the first check in. it would be easier to use that ID to get the value.

    The only current solution…

    6 votes
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  10. Support for historical weather

    I was excited when I first heard that the Azure Maps service was going to add weather data. Unfortunately, it looks like the service only supports current conditions and weather forecasts. It would be great to also be able to get historical conditions - daily averages would be good, hourly would be great.

    5 votes
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  11. Xamarin.Forms Support

    Xamarin.Forms support
    Cache Map like Native ones

    5 votes
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  12. Adding a clearer style for map tiles over satellite tiles

    Azure Map's label or hybrid layer are not thought to look legible over satellite tiles. Since the text color is black with white borders (and white roads with black borders) it looks painfully awful to use.

    Attached is a simple Azure vs Mapbox comparison.

    5 votes
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  13. Aerial view thru API

    Can you confirm that aerial view is just available thru embedded control? We have been trying to adquire aerial views thru API without success.

    Thanks in advance.

    5 votes
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  14. Add state and ZIP to IP geolocation results

    The new IP Geolocation API is great. Previously we have tested other products.
    I would like the API to return ZIP codes and states as well. Some other competing products do that - I am aware of the inaccuracy, but in this case inaccuracy is better than nothing.

    5 votes
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  15. Region at Japan

    I want to use Azure Maps service at Japan region.

    5 votes
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  16. Integrate Microsoft Flow

    I want to run our Microsoft Flow at selected location point.

    Currently, Microsoft Flow's Mobile Button can run the flow with location information.
    I want to do same from Azure Maps by select a location point.

    5 votes
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  17. IP Geolocation: Support for local IPs, TOR exit nodes, proxies, data center IPs

    When I send a request with my local IP (127.0.0.1 or 192.168.1.123) I get a response without a country code. It would be great if you could extend the model and include additional properties about that IP. In addition it would be great to know if the IP is used as a TOR exit node, or a known proxy server or a datacenter IP (AWS, Azure etc).

    4 votes
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  18. accept-language set to 2 letter culture returns 400

    We have some users with browser locale set to "fr". Whenever our application is trying to access https://atlas.microsoft.com/search/fuzzy/json for example, since the accept-language header is set to fr (on Firefox, for example), they get a 400.

    3 votes
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    The is a known issue that is currently being investigated. Some updates have been made which may have resolved this issue. Additional improvements around the accept-language header are still being made.

  19. Azure Maps SDK to integrate in Xamarin.Forms

    needs Azure Maps SDK to integrate in Xamarin.Forms for drawable geofence

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  20. Pricing is beyond bad

    I've said this before, and my idea was rejected because it was considered "an edge case". It seems though that the reviewers didn't bother to read my entire post.

    In my old post (https://feedback.azure.com/forums/909172-azure-maps/suggestions/36265189-pricing-is-really-bad), I gave an example of how the service becomes ridiculously more expensive just by changing one variable (QPS). However, the reviewer focused only on that example and didn't bother about the rest.

    Now, here I am again facing the same problem, now with satellite images.
    We need to use satellite images in one of our maps. However, just because of that, our cost increases…

    3 votes
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