Application Service > Maps > Release Notes

July 26, 2022

Added Features

  • [Console] Added the excel extraction feature for statistics pages
    • Hourly, daily, monthly

June 30, 2022

Added Features

  • [API] Added the address validation API

December 28, 2021

Feature Updates

  • [API] Improved so that a request is processed normally even if the 'User-Agent' header value is unavailable

October 26, 2021

Added Features

  • [API] Added parameters to Route Navigation API
    • usageType: Vehicle usage type
    • searchByAddress: Whether to use address-based route navigation
  • [API] Added parameters to Added Multi-Stops 100 API
    • usageType: Vehicle usage type
    • searchByAddress: Whether to use address-based route navigation
  • [API] Added parameters to Summarize Path Information Between Stopovers API
    • usageType: Vehicle usage type
    • searchByAddress: Whether to use address-based route navigation

September 28, 2021

Added Features

  • [API] Added an API for querying building group entry points

May 11, 2021

Added Features

  • [API] Added an API that changes the style of web map
  • [API] Added an API that supports custom map style created with web map Map Studio service
  • [Console] Added Map Studio introduction page
  • [SDK] Added an API that supports custom map style created with Map Studio service

April 13, 2021

Added Features

  • [API] Added the API that searches for administrative/legal-status neighborhoods within polygons
  • [API] Added the API that searches for space
  • [API] Added the API that summarizes path information between stopovers

March 23, 2021

Added Features

  • [API] Added options for sorting local category search and showing the number of search results

Feature Updates

  • [SDK] Improved SDK stability
  • [SDK] Changed Android SDK deployment Repository

February 23, 2021

Added Features

  • [SDK] Added API to set sizes of map symbols
  • [SDK] Supports 3D effect for buildings when setting map tilt angle

January 26, 2021

Added Features

  • [API] “Added multi-stops 100” API added

December 29, 2020

Bug Fixes

  • [API] ReverseGeocoding TW coordinate request bug fixed

November 24, 2020

Added Features

  • [API] Expected taxi fare added to the normal path navigation response
  • [API] Expected taxi fare added to the path prediction navigation response

Feature Updates

  • [SDK] Fixed an abnormal termination error that used to occur intermittently when launched in the background

October 27, 2020

Added Features

  • [SDK] Initial map option property added
  • [SDK] Setup for initial map options supported through XML attributes (Android)
  • [SDK] Setup for initial map options supported through Interface Builder (iOS)

Feature Updates

  • [SDK] Fixed the error where marker's icon image often fails to update (iOS)
  • [SDK] Fixed the error where the previous marker is often left on the map when calling INVClusterManager#invalidate (iOS)

August 25, 2020

Added Features

  • [SDK] Added API sharing the same symbols on the marker from the map
  • [SDK] Add API for patterned images on the path shape
  • [SDK] Supports the TextureView mode for the map rendering view (Android)

July 28, 2020

Feature Updates

  • [SDK] Fixed infrequent error of failed display of marker (Android)

June 23, 2020

Feature Updates

  • [SDK] Updated not to cause an exception when it is requested to move camera to an invalid location
  • [SDK] Fixed infrequent blinks when the location icon is relocated
  • [SDK] Enhanced stability of SDKs

May 26, 2020

Feature Updates

  • [SDK] Changed to disable animation for changing information window display state by default
  • [SDK] Added API to set animation for changing information window display state
  • [SDK] Added API to set the control point for zooming or rotating gestures to the center of the map

April 28, 2020

Added Features

  • [SDK] Added API for configuring minimum/maximum tilting angle of a map

Feature Updates

  • [SDK] Stability enhanced for SDK
  • [SDK] Response available for Swift 5.2 (iOS)
  • [API] Updated error logs from failed request of StaticMap

March 24, 2020

Added Features

  • [SDK] Added API returning the location data of a camera taking up the entire view of a particular area
  • [SDK] Added API removing all shapes registered on a map from the map
  • [SDK] Changed map logo image

Feature Updates

  • [API] Changed the search engine
  • [API] Improved Reverse Geocoding Validation Check
  • [SDK] Improved usability of tilt gestures (Android)

Bug Fixes

  • [SDK] Fixed an error where, when some shape objects are created before map initialization, such shape objects were displayed abnormally on the map (Android)
  • [SDK] Fixed the error of abnormal closure when Proguard obfuscation is applied (Android)
  • [SDK] Fixed error in which map does not show up on a low version OS (Android)

February 25, 2020

Added Features

  • [SDK] Added Marker Clustering

Feature Updates

  • [Console] Added Japanese fonts

Bug Fixes

  • [SDK] Fixed an error where the outline was displayed abnormally intermittently when displaying INVRoute
  • [SDK] Fixed an error where the InvRoute#strokeWidth property was not applied properly (Android)
  • [SDK] Fixed the error of abnormal display of an icon location when the icon size is changed (Android)
  • [SDK] Fixed the error of abnormal closure, when INVShape is added/removed (iOS)

January 21, 2020

Added Features

  • [API] Added Search Nearby Categories API
    • Added the search of base coordinates X and Y, space and radius categories

Feature Updates

  • [API] Added building names and zip codes for reverse geocoding
  • [API] Deleted catecode for integrated search
  • [SDK] Default animation value to be disabled when marker display status is changed
  • [SDK] Set Animation API to be added when marker display status is changed
  • [SDK] Changed the INVMarker#infoWindow attribute to nullable (iOS)

Bug fixes

  • [API] Updated validation check on day 2 of spopt for integrated search
  • [API] Updated validation check for the query of POI sub-facilities
  • [SDK] Fixed mistaken line changes when "^" is included to marker titles
  • [SDK] Fixed unnatural camera movement for the fly animation type (iOS)
  • [SDK] Fixed failed application of map padding to zoom controller

December 24, 2019

Feature Updates

  • [API] Fixed the bug in which numbers exceeding the 8th digit are broken
  • [API] Changed the ReverseGeocoding engine
  • [API] Fixed the StaticMap IE bug
  • [SDK] Added an interface restricting the area for map movement
  • [SDK] Added I/F for enabling/disabling logo-click events
  • [SDK] Added the intent interface calling open-source license, or legal announcement activity (Android)
  • [SDK] Added the Call ViewController interface for open-source license or legal announcement (iOS)
  • [SDK] Added the feature of setting space between marker icon and title
  • [SDK] Changed the property of INVLatLng and INVLatLngBounds as readonly (iOS)
  • [SDK] Applied Deprecated for INVCameraUpdateParams#scrollTo (replaced by targetTo) (iOS)
  • [SDK] Applied Deprecated for INVCameraUpdateParams#scrollBy (replaced by targetBy) (iOS)
  • [SDK] Applied Deprecated for INVLatLngBounds#latLngBoundsSouthWest (replaced by boundsWithSouthWest) (iOS)

November 26, 2019

Added Features

  • [API] Added estimated search of general routes
    • Added the search navigation for estimated departure/arrival time based on statistics
  • [SDK] Added estimated navigation of general routes
    • Added the LocationIcon feature (changing the shape and position of location icons)
    • Added InvRoute (to expose routes on the map)
    • Applied Deprecated for InvMultiLine (replaced by InvRoute)

Feature Updates

  • [API] Changed to WGS84, which is the default coordinates of v3.0 API
  • Added StaticMap API Image files
  • [SDK] Fixed the error in which color is not properly displayed, with the setup of colors, including the alpha value. (Android)
  • [SDK] Fixed the error in which shape disappears from a particular map level (iOS)
  • [SDK] Fixed the error of infrequently abnormal exposure of distance on a scale bar (iOS)
  • [SDK] Improved the overlapped map cycle icons when the map level is fast changed
  • [SDK] Fixed the error in which it is abnormally closed with a click of the log on iOS 10 or lower versions (iOS)
  • [SDK] Fixed the error in which it is abnormally closed with the creation of InvShape before map initialization. (Android)

October 29, 2019

Release of v3.0

  • Service the most updated iNavi technology with APIs on the new Maps version
  • Clear and fast map service is available due to vector-based map configuration, regardless of resolution
  • By using both WebGL and vector files, flawless zooming on high-resolution, as well as a variety of visualization, are supported between background maps and data layer

  • Quality Upgraded for Map Background/Cycle

    • Improved the overall color and style of the map background
    • Added the North Korean region on the map, and improved the configuration data of roads, buildings, and facilities on each map level
    • Selectively show cycle data based on big data analysis and statistics by using destination information from the on-vehicle navigation system
    • Conduct on-site nationwide investigation so as to update map data on a regular basis and provide the most updated data precisely and fast
  • Added Web Maps API

    • Available to change engine for vector map rendering, set map rotation, rotation angle/tilting level, and return boundary coordinates on the map
    • Set/Undo map events (e.g. clicks, double-clicks, mouse-over, right-clicks, and dragging)
    • APIs provided for marker, marker clustering, information window, polyline/polygon/circle, and coordinate conversion
  • Added API v3.0

    • Added an API integrating with iNavi's new route navigation engine
    • Guide for optimized routes and fast search of directions based on real-time traffic data
    • Added an API which navigates multiple destinations, allowing the query of each navigation time and distance data from one-time navigation.
    • Added an API for multiple departure navigation, allowing the query of each navigation time and distance data from one-time navigation.
    • Added Static Maps API
    • Added API creating static map images with the map size in need and marker images.
    • As part of vector map characteristics, map rotation, angle setting, and double zoom-ins are available, hence creating a brighter map.
  • Added development guides for Maps SDK and Sample Apps for Android and iOS

    • Allows creating/setting map object, coordinates object, camera movement, zoom-in/out, tilting and rotation
    • Features of marker (creating, specifying icons or locations, and etc.), caption (text exposed along with a marker), style setting (color, size, opacity, overlapping, and Z-index)
    • Allows creating/setting information window (tool-tips), setting adapter or events, creating polyline/polygon/circle, and setting styles.

November 27, 2018

Added Features

  • [API] Added Coordinates Conversion API
    • Added conversion API between coordinates (WGS84 coordinates <-> TM coordinates)

April 24, 2018

Feature Updates

  • [Batch] Changed the mechanism for the operations of statistics batch
    • Changed the Log Creation Time: Changed from 00 sec 00 minute of every hour, into 30 sec 00 min of every hour
    • Changed the method of creating base date and time on column: On batch server time

Guide Updates

  • Deleted Android and iOS User Guides
    • Integrated into Mobile Web Map within User Guide of Web Maps

March 22, 2018

Added Features

  • [API] Added Web Maps v.2.0 API
    • Main map features based on HTML5
    • Map rotation is available
      • Mobile: Use two fingers
      • PC : Shift+alt+drag or set an angle in need
    • Provides Overview which displays more than one map on the screen
    • Added the effects of map loading events and animation
    • Preload Tiles
      • Mark by caching once-confirmed area images
    • Processing KML/GPX File Type
      • Load KML/GPX files and mark onto the map; map data can be returned into KML/GPX types
  • [Console] Added Web Maps v2.0
    • Added example script for Web Maps v2.0
    • Added Web Maps v2.0 for the statistics item

June 22, 2017

Bug Fixes

  • [Console] Fixed the bug in which the search result of Execution-Integrated Search example is not properly queried

April 20, 2017

Feature Updates

  • [API] Search of coordinates (coordinates -> address)
    • Added a type of coordinates available for query (TW coordinates only -> TW and WGS84 coordinates)

March 23, 2017

New Product Release

  • The API service is an optimized web map solution based on the web map service, providing web maps, integrated search, and route navigation.
    • All API services are available at once, including iNavi's specialized maps, search, and getting directions.
    • Various map features are available via web maps API, including movement, zoom-in/out, and aerial maps.
    • Integrated search is available for building name, phone number, land-lot number-based address (old address system), and road name-based address (new address system).
    • With traffic data reflected on route navigation, getting a direction becomes faster and easier.
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