Map Tile API Developer's Guide

Panorama Tile

This article shows requests for map tiles that contain panorama information.

User story

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

Request Summary

The following list summarizes the elements required to create a request matching the user story and shows, in square brackets, how those elements are used in the example(s) below. Note that the request example also uses the authentication parameters.

Resource: rctile or rconlytile, see also (resource) type
URL variables: {map id} [newest], see also Requesting the Right Map Version
  {scheme} [normal.day], see also scheme
  {zoom}/{column}/{row} [13/4094/2724], see also The Mercator Projection
  {size} [256], see also size
  {format} [png8], see also format

Request for a Panorama Map Tile

The code block below demonstrates a complete request for a panorama map tile.

https://1.pano.maps.cit.api.here.com
/maptile/2.1/rctile/newest/normal.day/13/4094/2724/256/png8
?app_id={YOUR_APP_ID}
&app_code={YOUR_APP_CODE}

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

The code block below demonstrates a request for a panorama tile, using the rconlytile resource.

https://1.pano.maps.cit.api.here.com
/maptile/2.1/rconlytile/newest/normal.day/13/4094/2724/256/png8
?app_id={YOUR_APP_ID}
&app_code={YOUR_APP_CODE}

Response to Panorama Only Tile Request

The response contains the image below. Note that the tile contains a transparent background, which is shown here in black.

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

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