The Proximi.io API aims to allow for the aggregation of indoor positioning technologies and APIs, combining various positioning technologies like WiFi triangulation, WiFi fingerprinting, beacons, BlueTooth, sensors, magnetic fields, and more. The intention of the APIs is to exact a location of app users within indoor locations. The REST Proximi API's goal is for developers to create location-aware apps.
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.
We've added 13 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Location, and Internet of Things. One highlight today is the Valossa API which lets users choose a movie by talking aloud in a conversational manner. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.