Map Tile API Developer's Guide

Panorama Tile

The user wants to see the current panorama coverage of London. The requested tile is to represent the parts of London currently covered with panoramas as an overlay on top of the normal map tile.

Request for a Panorama Map Tile

In this request, rctile sets the map tile required to display panorama information in the response image.

Response to Panorama Map Tile Request

The response contains the following image.

Figure 1. Panorama Tile for a Part of London

Request for a Panorama Only Tile

In order to obtain only the panorama information overlay, without the normal map tile beneath it, the request needs to use the rconlytile resource.

Response to Panorama Only Tile Request

The response contains the image below.

Figure 2. Transparent panorama only tile for a part of London