Mashups using the same API (2572)
Visualize ProgrammableWeb members on a map. Uses the ProgrammableWeb API to overlay locations from a selection of members who have shared where they live.
A real estate website from Denmark that uses Google Maps for tracking the houses for sale or rent on the map.
Map of local entertainment events: concerts, plays, films, talks, magic shows, and comedy.
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.
Last week saw a wave of developments in the opening of government data, coinciding with the Personal Democracy Forum in New York. The new CIO of the country, Vivek Kundra, announced a site called the IT Dashboard that shows government spending on IT contracts for many federal agencies, and includes detail on the progress and performance of those contracts.
Flat maps have a hard time communicating elevation changes, but now you can access the data to visualize as you want. Google Maps added two elevation services, bringing you the meters above sea level for any point on earth.
Urban Algorithms Geo Data
||The Urban Geo Data API allows users to access socio-economic and environmental profiles of specific GPS locations. Such data types include: air and noise pollution, crime rate, demographic profiles,...||Data||10.17.2016|
||The FINOU Maps API is an interactive Moroccan Mapping service that can be integrated into websites and applications. The sets of services offered include: map tiles service, geocoding service and...||Mapping||09.22.2016|
MapQuest Real-Time Insights
||This API allows clients to receive GPS observations generated from mobile applications using the MapQuest Tracking SDKs on a second by second basis called MapQuest Observer. It is comprised of three...||Mapping||09.19.2016|
||This API allows clients to receive GPS observations generated from mobile applications using the MapQuest Tracking SDKs on a second by second basis. It provides a way for clients to curate the...||Mapping||09.19.2016|
MapQuest Data Manager
||This API allows you to store custom datasets in a spatially-aware database that resides on MapQuest servers. This includes tables that contain points, lines, and polygons that are stored as...||Mapping||09.19.2016|