The Placer REST API supports the construction of mobile applications that implement location-based tracking concepts including round the clock location tracking and generation of timelines and analytics of a user’s favorite places such as home, workplace, and content. The API allows developers to add contextual geofencing capabilities in applications that chronicle users’ activities in identified or favorite places. This API sends requests in HTTP format and returns responses in JSON format.
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