Mashups using the same API (2565)
Microsoft has released a new version of its Virtual Earth API (our Virtual Earth API Profile) that includes several performance improvements and some new features, including a new 3D Control.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) last week ran a competition that involved identifying the location of 10 fixed red balloons throughout the United States. It was an exercise designed to see how people can self-organize on the Internet and how information disseminates through social and viral networks. It was won by MIT, taking just 9 hours to find 10 red balloons placed all over the United States.
CloudMade, a geospatial services provider that utilizes the open source map data from OpenStreetMap (OSM) (our OpenStreetMap API Profile), recently released a new CloudMade Platform that includes access to various mapping tools and APIs for geo developers including Geocoding and Geosearch, Location Management,Map Tiles, Routing, and Vector tiles (alpha). CloudMade says that the combination of the rapidly growing community sourced mapping data of OSM and their new APIs are the future of mapping.
||The WhereIsMyTransport API allows developers to integrate journey planning, data feeds, announcements, timetable info, and travel warnings into their applications. This API is designed specifically...||Transportation||01.14.2016|
Car Registrations in Spain
||Car Registrations in Spain is an API that allows users look up car number plates in Spain. For instance, users of the application would enter a car registration plate like "1758 THB", and it would...||Auto||01.12.2016|
Search French License Plates
||Search French License Plates is an API that allows users look up car number plates in France. For instance, users of the application would enter a car registration plate like "2590 MA 64", and it...||Auto||01.12.2016|
Car Registrations in Portugal
||Car Registrations in Portugal is an API that allows users look up car number plates in Portugal. For instance, users of the application would enter a car registration plate like "MC 11 22", and it...||Auto||01.12.2016|
UK & Irish Car Registration Lookups