The Factual API is only accessible through the Engine mobile service for Factual. Engine is a mobile Location Intelligence SDK that enables you to engage users in the right place at the right time. It allows you to request an alert if the device enters a location-based Circumstance, and ask which businesses or places of interest the device is currently at or near. Factual is an open data platform for application developers that leverages large-scale data aggregation and community exchange. For more information on the SDKs, check the SDK tab below.
This article is part of a 10-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2016. Mapping and Location APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.