NOTE: Fwix has consolidated this API with their other web services. View their new profile at /api/fwix
With Fwix's geotagging technology, they are able to automatically index the web by latitude and longitude coordinates. The technology covers 61,000 cities in 7 countries, and is growing. The Fwix Locaion API uses Fwix's extensive database of geotagged content to provide location-based business listing data and also a way to add to the database with a writable API. Developers can build two way geo-enabled applications on the platform and get access to taxonomy, geo-tagged content, and local ads.
Fwix, the local information provider, has released its Fwix Location API at this week's Where 2.0 conference. But the company isn't looking to become just another source of location data in developers' toolboxes. Fwix founder Darian Shirazi explained to us that he hopes to "establish [Fwix] as the underlying platform for geodata" by providing rich, high-quality place information that meets a broad range of developer needs.
The Arktis GPS API retrieves location GPS data. The API allows Internet of Things devices to send longitude and latitude data points to Arktis, where it is timestamped and stored for the user to view...