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Verizon NavBuilder LocationKit API

The LocationKit API provides a unified library across platforms and devices that can be used to request location information.

LocationKit supports three different methods to obtain location information:

Standalone GPS (SGPS) uses the GPS chipset in devices that can obtain GPS information without network assistance

Cell ID uses the location of the cell the device is currently talking to provide a quick approximate location that can be used to obtain local information

Wi Fi ID uses the visible Wi-Fi networks that the device can see (assuming the Wi-Fi radio is turned ON) to obtain an approximate location that is much more accurate than the Cell ID location when a match is found in the database.

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Verizon NavBuilder LocationKit: Highlights

Summary
Mobile geolocation service
Category
Mapping
Tags
Protocols
Data Formats
API home
http://developer.verizon.com/content/vdc/en/v ... 
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3 APIs by Verizon

Verizon NavBuilder LocationKit: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
 

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
Account with service  
Developer Key Required
 
Account Required
Yes  
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
developer.verizon.com/  
Company
Verizon  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
5000 requests per day in testing, unlimited in production 
Terms of Service
developer.verizon.com/jsps/devCenters/NAVBuilderIn... 

Security

Authentication Model
API Key 
SSL Support
 
Read-only Without Login
 

Support

Vendor API Kits
Java, C++, C 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
developer.verizon.com/blogs/blogs/main/tags/networ... 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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