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Location Services

HERE SDK

Integrate location features into your apps with online/offline capabilities, beautiful pre-built UIs and personalization options

Enhance apps with rich maps and location context

Consumers and businesses today demand smart, immersive apps to help them move in more efficient ways.

By integrating HERE SDK into your apps, you can give users advanced location services that support their journeys: customized maps, truck routing, in-car navigation, a map designed for fleets, historical traffic patterns and beyond.
Available for both iOS and Android, HERE SDK comes in four editions:

  • Lite Edition: quick way to integrate location features and customized maps into applications built for devices with limited ROM capabilities and rendering needs.
  • Explore Edition: access to a smooth map experience and highly performant map rendering tailored for high-end devices, with features such as multiple map view instances, controlling draw order of map layers, 3D camera control and integrated tool chain for map customization
  • Navigate Edition: access to all the features that come with the Explore Edition plus turn-by-turn navigation capabilities.
  • Premium Edition: the most feature rich SDK; provides everything found in the previous packages, plus access to offline capabilities and other location features such as navigation for cars, trucks and pedestrians; electronic horizon, toll cost calculation, advanced data sets like speed limits, inclines, curvature, and more.

Documentation

iOS

Android

Flutter

Features and Capabilities

Feature Description

Provide just-in-time navigation

Just-in-time navigational instructions with visual and audible notifications, available for a variety of transport modes. Enhance the journey with dynamic information such as signposts and lanes.

Offline mode for seamless navigation

Allow users to browse maps, look for places and navigate to a location – even without a data connection. A hybrid engine renders vector map data directly on the device.

Vector maps available worldwide

Available in over 190 countries and 60 languages, HERE vector maps are small in data size. This minimizes latency and provides fast response times, while still scaling to a high degree of fidelity.

Various styles and schemes

Use maps specifically designed for mobile environments that come in a variety of schemes: normal, terrain, pedestrian, transit, traffic, navigation and more.

User Interface Templates

Reduce development time by customizing UI controls such as colors and dimensions, and refine behavior such as logic, flow and subcomponents.

Map customization

Easily highlight important objects on a map by changing colors and icons, as well as edit properties of map objects such as buildings, roads and land.

Electronic Horizon for mobile

Translate map information with detailed road characteristics into actionable data – right on a mobile device. Provide meaningful insights into the road ahead, including curvature, approaching stop signs, speed limits and more.

3D iconic landmarks

Place 3D objects on rendered maps and let users explore landmarks and surroundings before they start their journey.

Advanced Fleet Telematics features

Integrate advanced custom locations, data sets and toll cost calculations into your apps with our Fleet Telematics services, which are seamlessly integrated into HERE SDK.

Integrate Indoor Maps Load, show and interact with private venues on the map

Feature comparison for the HERE SDK

Feature Lite 4.x Explore 4.x Navigate 4.x 3.x Premium
Indoor Maps      

Cross Platform Development API: Flutter (BETA)

 

 

 

 

2D / 3D Vector Maps

 

 

 

 

Satellite Imagery

 

 

 

 

Custom Raster tiles

 

   

 

Offline map loader

   

 

3D Landmarks

     

 

Fleet Map

     

 

Map Customization

 

 

 

 

Truck Attributes

   

 

Congestion Zones

     

 

Online Car Routing

 

 

 

 

Online Pedestrian Routing

 

 

 

 

Online Bike Routing

     

 

Online Two-wheeler Routing

     

 

Online Public Transit Routing - Estimated

     

 

Hybrid/Offline Car Routing

   

 

Hybrid/Offline Pedestrian Routing

     

 

Hybrid/Offline Bike Routing

     

 

Hybrid/Offline Transit Routing - Estimated

     

 

Traffic Enabled Car Routing

 

 

 

 

Public Transit Routing - Timetable

     

 

Truck Routing

 

 

 

 

Traffic Enabled Truck Routing

 

 

 

 

One Box Search

 

 

 

 

Online Geocoding

 

 

 

 

Online Reverse Geocoding

 

 

 

 

Hybrid/Offline Geocoding

   

 

Hybrid/Offline Reverse Geocoding

   

 

Online Place Search

 

 

 

 

Online Category Search

 

 

 

 

Online Place Information

 

 

 

 

Hybrid/Offline Place Search

   

 

Hybrid/Offline Category Search

     

 

Historical Speed Patterns Tiles

     

 

Real Time Traffic on Map

 

 

 

 

Traffic Info (incidents and flow)

 

 

 

 

Basic Drive Navigation

   

 

 

Advanced Drive Navigation

     

 

Pedestrian Navigation

   

 

 

Network Positioning (Android Only)

   

 

Electronic Horizon

     

 

Fleet Telematics

     

 

Advanced HERE data sets

     

 

Custom locations

     

 

Traffic Enabled Two-wheeler Routing

     

 

Toll cost calculation

     

 

Fleet connectivity

     

 

Hybrid / Offline Truck Routing

     

 

Truck Navigation

   

 

 

Two-wheeler Navigation

     

 

Bike Navigation

     

 

Isoline Routing

 

 

Hybrid / Offline Two-wheeler Routing

     

 

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