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.

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  1. Map fails to load in Chrome (72) Win10 - "Failed to initialize WebGL"

    We've had four reports of this issue.

    They are each using the latest version of Chrome (72). They see the spinning box at https://get.webgl.org/ and can see map the map on at mapbox's diagnostic page: http://mapbox.github.io/mapbox-gl-supported/diagnostics.html.

    See attached one of the user's results on diagnostics page and chrome://gpu page

    Is anyone else seeing this?

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      We have a few reports of this. Based on investigations we have often found that the devices encountering this issue are often either locked down machines with a lot of restrictions, or using older hardware.

      - The first thing they can try is to update their video drivers.
      - Some other things to try is to change the following settings:

      • Set chrome://settings “Use hardware acceleration when available” to enabled.
      • Set chrome://flags “Override software rendering list” to enabled.
      • Set chrome://flags/#ignore-gpu-blacklist to enabled.

      If the computer being used is old it is worth noting that Chrome does disable WebGL on some older devices.

      Note there is a feature in the map control to check to see if the browser is supported with the following code: “atlas.isSupported()” Documentation this can be found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/javascript/api/azure-maps-control/atlas?view=azure-iot-typescript-latest#issupported-boolean- This might help detect users who are unable to access the maps and allow you to…

    • 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…

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      • Danish municipalities and regions are outdated

        When searching for Danish addresses the results for both municipalities and regions seem to follow the pre 2007 standard as described in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_3166-2:DK E.g. the municipality of Nordborg was merged with Sønderborg and the region of Sønderjylland was merged with others to form Southern Jutland.

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        • Data API taking a long time to complete

          I executed the Data List API (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/rest/api/maps/data/listpreview) and it took about 7s for the request to complete though I only have about 1kB of data stored.

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          • Time Zone Windows to IANA lookup returns duplicate entries

            https://atlas.microsoft.com/timezone/windowsToIana/json?subscription-key={subscription-key}&api-version=1.0&query=Pacific Standard Time should return IANA ids matching this windows id. The list of results contains multiple instances of America/Los_Angeles. This feels like a bug. I've not fully tested other ids but I would only expect unique entries in the returned list.

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