Mashups using the same API (3031)
Interactive Google Map of the Montreal subway system with links to the Montreal Transit Website.
Carbon Emissions Map for UK showing emissions down to square km level. Source of emissions is also shown. A simple emission reduction todo list for individuals and communites is included.
Like TinyUrl.com but for Google Maps, for example http//useamap.com/lotto . You select the tag name. One click to create a map. No login needed. Free. Just launched on 9th October.
Earlier this week Microsoft announced that it is making some of the imagery used in its Virtual Earth platform available for purchase (more on Virtual Earth in our VE SDK profile). The imagery, taken with Microsoft's proprietary UltraCam shown below is available for approximately 200 cities (in high resolution and averaging less than two years old).
MapQuest's recent entree into mobile developer tools is an interesting one. Choosing Android over iPhone means going toe to toe with Google, a familiar competitor to MapQuest on the mapping front. Mapping is logically MapQuest's turf. The company was helping people find directions online before Larry and Sergey were even in graduate school, let alone leaving to found Google. Of course, another way of looking at it is that Android is in line with MapQuest's latest push to open up mapping data.
The Urban Airship API will now be a whole lot more geo-aware. The push notification company has acquired SimpleGeo and its suite of APIs, which include Storage, Places and Context. The move brings one of the biggest names in the trend of APIs as products into another big name in the movement.
||The Travelbriefing.org Public API is a database-as-a-service platform that provides access to country-specific information about travel regulations and prevailing environmental conditions. Users...||Database-as-a-Service||05.09.2016|
||ipapi.co API is a location finder solution that summarizes the geographic parameters of mapped locations. The API sends HTTP requests and returns responses in JSON format. It also provides code...||Location||05.03.2016|
Pincodes of India
||The Pincodes of India API is a solution that uses either postal or pin codes to identify the exact locations of India’s expansive network of post offices. The API transmits requests and responses in...||Postcodes||04.27.2016|
||The AddTransit API enables easy integration between the AddTransit GTFS, GTFS-Realtime and Ticketing functionality and other systems. The AddTransit API is currently in beta. Contact the provider for...||Transportation||04.26.2016|
||NameShouts API provides name pronunciation abilities into applications. Using the API, you can get crystal clear pronunciations to a large database of names pronounced by Native Speakers. NameShouts...||Audio||04.25.2016|