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Google Gears Geolocation API

Note: The Google Gears Geolocation API is no longer available.
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The Google Gears Geolocation API enables a web application to:

- Obtain the user's current position
- Watch the user's position as it changes over time
- Quickly and cheaply obtain the user's last known position

The Geolocation API uses several JavaScript methods as part of the Google Gears browser extensions.

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Google Gears Geolocation: Highlights

Summary
User geographical positioning service
Category
Mapping
Tags
Protocols
JavaScript
Data Formats
JSON
API home
http://code.google.com/apis/gears/api_geoloca ... 
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Google Gears Geolocation: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
Yes  

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
 
Developer Key Required
 
Account Required
 
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
google.com/  
Company
Google  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
 
Terms of Service
gears.google.com/tos.html 

Security

Authentication Model
 
SSL Support
 
Read-only Without Login
 

Support

Vendor API Kits
 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
gearsblog.blogspot.com/ 
Site Blog
Google Code Blog 
API Forum
GeoLocation API Wiki 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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