Dear Customer,


please be advised that a new release (D84) of the HERE Platform for Business is now available on the Production environment (PRD).


This email includes release notes that describe the improvements to the services in the new release. This release includes updates of:

Maps API for JavaScript, Geocoder API, Routing API, Traffic API, Public Transit API, Places API, Venue Maps API, Custom Location Extension, Custom Route Extension, Geofencing Extension API, Platform Data Extension, Route Match Extension, Toll Cost Extension and Waypoints Sequence Extension.


As well, we will publish the release documentation on the Developer Portal.


Management Summary

The release highlights are:

  • Custom Route Extension support in JavaScript API.
  • Micro Point Addressing feature is extended to Australia and New Zealand.
  • Added routing inside and in between venues.

Maps API for JavaScript API



  • Canvas and DOM layers enable addition of the custom rendering logic (with the help of WebGL, canvas2d or DOM) to the map.Added service-level support for the Custom Route Extension REST API.
  • Added service-level support for the Custom Route Extension REST API.

Geocoder API

Version 6.2.143


  • Support of address lines queries at a country level.
  • Micro Point Addressing feature is extended to Australia and New Zealand.
  • Australian Postal Code result have been improved for locality information.


Traffic API



  • Introduce support for returning all Shape elements (normal roads and ramps) for Flow 6.2 endpoint.
  • Replaced old TMC table E3336 by new ones E3339, E3340 for Turkey.

Public Transit API

Version 3.1.0


  • Removed the Transit Isoline endpoint

Venue Maps API

Version 1.2.0


  • We have added routing inside and in between venues.
  • 210 new venues added; new count: 14486.

The following services had new releases with minor changes:

  • Routing API (Version 7.2.84)
  • Places API (Version 2.53.0)
  • Custom Location Extension API (Version 2.1.5)
  • Custom Route Extension API (Version 2.1.5)
  • Geofencing Extension API (Version 2.1.5)
  • Platform Data Extension API (Version 1.6.14)
  • Route Match Extension API (Version 2.1.18)
  • Toll Cost Extension API (Version 2.4.13)
  • Waypoints Sequence Extension API (Version 3.0.2)


New incidents endpoint for Traffic API
• In May 2017, new /traffic/6.2/incidents endpoint launched to support more incidents data
• The old endpoint /traffic/6.1/incidents is still available and will be supported at least for 6 months.

Public Transit API refactoring
• In April 2017, Public Transit API version 3.0.0 released, following refactoring of all endpoints to a new format. The API endpoint format have been changed from https://transit.api.here.com/metarouter/rest/routeservice/v2/ to https://transit.api.here.com/v3/
• For now, the coming releases will continue to support all deprecated endpoints (with old parameter names).