Mashups using the same API (2638)
As we have noted, FourSquare has become an extremely popular way to share where you are. However, unlike yesterday's hot location-sharing app, BrightKite, FourSquare does not have the ability to share photos. Is this an oversight, or is it an opportunity to fill a void?
It's funny that when I talk to people in the travel industry about mashups and APIs, most of them get glazed looks in their eyes. Throw in terms like location based services or geospatial awareness and I've lost them. What most of them don't realize is that the majority of the travel apps that are starting to come out, both online and for mobile are mashups that are relying on location awareness and geospatial data. Many of them, like Pocketvillage are a consumer interface on top of a variety of APIs all normalized for a single homogenous user experience. That's right, it's essentially a metasearch tool that pulls in content from a variety of sources including Viator, GetYourGuide, TourCMS, Rezgo, AirBnB, and many others. What differentiates a metasearch like Pocketvillage from other metasearch applications however, is the fact that with location based services enabled, Pocketvillage can return content based on your current location. The issue right now however is that not all geo data is equal. Not all APIs provide geolocation information and some return it based on different criteria.
||This API allows you to upload files to a CARTO account, check on their current upload status, as well as delete and list importing processes on a given account. It is an Open Source tool providing...||Mapping||11.11.2016|
TomTom NDS Map Updates
||The Navigation Data Standard (NDS) is a global map standard that provides a physical storage format for created navigation maps. This standard is widely applied in automotive navigation systems. The...||Storage||11.01.2016|
TomTom Online Search
||The deployment of the TomTom Online Search API simplifies the search of addresses and points of interest (POIs). The API uses latitudes and longitudes to display the descriptions and locations of...||Location||11.01.2016|
TomTom Online Routing
||The TomTom Online Routing API is a navigation solution for travel routes and destinations. The API provides calculations of route distances and travel time estimates relative to the prevailing...||Data||11.01.2016|
Visa Global ATM Locator
||This API enables cardholders to search for Visa/Plus ATM locations around the world, via the Web or from their internet-enabled mobile devices. The Locator service returns a list of nearby ATMs that...||Financial||10.31.2016|