Dear Customer,


please be advised that a new release (D87) 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: Geocoder API, Geocoder Autocomplete API, Routing API, Traffic API, Transit API, Geovisualization, Custom Route Extension, Geofencing Extension, Platform Data Extension, Route Match Extension, Toll Cost Extension and HERE Mobile SDK UI Kit version 1.1.0.


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


Management Summary

The release highlights are:

  • Avoid countries feature in the Routing API
  • Arrival time option in Custom Route Extension
  • New content Road Roughness in Platform Data Extension now commercially available
  • HERE Mobile SDK User Interface (UI) kit update

Geocoder API

Version 6.2.149

  • GB full postal codes are now being extended to Northern Ireland.

Routing API

Version 7.2.87


  • We introduced the Exclude Countries feature which enables computation of routes avoiding indicated countries.

Traffic API



  • Improved performance of Tiles responses.
  • Improvements in Split Lane traffic generation.

Geovisualization API

Version 2.6.2


  • New Functions for the RawDataProvider of the JavaScript API

Custom Route Extension API

Version 2.1.8

  • Added arrival time to allow for the user to find out when to start to arrive at a certain point?
  • Added stopOver option for waypoints to specify the wait or loading time at each waypoint.
  • Added an option to submit overlays by means of a POST request.

Platform Data Extension API

Version 1.6.17


  • Road Roughness layer that provides the average roughness category applied to a road segment now commercially available.
  • Truck Speed Limit layer now also contains street level limits (previously purely admin wide ones)
  • Road geometry layers have new columns overpass and underpass.

HERE Mobile SDK User Interface (UI) kit

Version 1.1.0

  • Added support for the upcoming HERE Mobile SDK version 3.6
  • Added extended example applications with source code for:
    • Android in Kotlin
    • iOS in Swift
    • iOS in Objective-C
  • Added translations for 14 languages
  • Change: Due to API changes in the upcoming MobileSDK, the minimum SDK version increased to 3.5. Supported SDK versions are now 3.5 and 3.6.

The following services had new releases with minor changes:

  • Geocoder Autocomplete API (Version 6.2.149)
  • Geofencing Extension API (Version 2.1.8)
  • Route Match Extension API (Version 2.1.21)
  • Toll Cost Extension API (Version 2.4.16)


General Rules Related to HERE Materials and Applications
• Inline with HERE Platform core terms, please ensure that the users of your application build on HERE Mobile SDKs Premium Edition constantly download the latest map version within a couple of weeks after the new map release has been available.

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 to
• For now, the coming releases will continue to support all deprecated endpoints (with old parameter names)

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