The Skyhook Precision Location API allows tracking applications and location-based services to track phones and devices. Location information is derived from the analysis of positioning anchors such as Wi-Fi access points, cell IDs, and others in known positions. The API returns a geographic location and, optionally, a street address and time zone. The API may also return a location based on the client's IP address, though this is less accurate than other methods.
Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Blockchian, Location, and Project Management. Highlights include APIs for Telestream streaming video platform and Skyhook location intelligence solutions. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
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Woosmap is a partner of Google Maps Platform and offers developer tools for use with the mapping platform. Woosmap Geolocation API offers geolocation information through a RESTful web service. Use it...