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Apiip, a provider of IP location data services and technology, has announced enhancements to the company’s IP to location API. Customers will now be able to process over one million requests per month. Using this API, developers are able to determine city, location, region, country, and more.
Five APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Social, Human Resources, and Location. Highlights include an API for reliable delivery of transactional emails and an API for retrieving data from an IP address in real time. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Google’s new low-code dev solution for location-based experiences, aptly named Quick Builder, allows non-developers to easily add basic location functionality to digital experiences. The initial launch includes three new templates that are dedicated to supporting specific location functionality.
According to recent findings from FingerprintJS, a bug in Safari 15 has the potential to leak users’ browsing activity, and reveal personal information attached to a Google account. The bug in question comes from Apple’s implementation of the IndexedDB API and as of yet has not been resolved.
Lumotive, a company dedicated to the dev of solid-state lidar systems which are used in the computer vision industries, has announced an API that is intended to unify hardware and software integration of lidar systems. The company is hoping this new open API will develop into an industry standard.
Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Financial, Advertising, and Location. Highlights include an API for an auto parts database, an API for business microservices, and an API for financial news data. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Localization, Podcasts, Email, and Countries. Highlights include an API that returns data about podcasts, an API for creating Sudoku puzzles, and an API for getting information about an IP address.
With Android 12 now available on Google Pixel phones, Google is working overtime to ensure that its enterprise customers view the platform as a secure and powerful option for enterprise deployments. To bolster this effort, the company has launched a new Android Enterprise Vulnerability Program.
Foursquare has updated its Places Enterprise API to include an all-new autocomplete endpoint that promises to simplify the process of location and address entry. The new endpoint leverages a robust database of location data that encompasses details from 250 countries and territories.
Geography APIs can enable developers to add data and functions for earth's physical makeup and how humans interact with it. A great way to locate Geography APIs is in the ProgrammableWeb API directory. Here, we take a look at then 10 most popular APIs for adding geography functions to applications.
Google has been hosting a virtual version of the company’s annual developer conference: Google I/O. The first two days have included updates on WearOS, Google Maps Platform, and Android’s augmented reality platform. This post will provide an overview of these updates and changes to associate APIs.
TomTom has announced impending updates to the company’s Map Display API that will enhance the appearance of the tool’s visual components through the addition of detailed natural feature information. This will include visual representation of forested areas, deserts, and snowy mountain peaks.
Verizon has unveiled a new location technology called Hyper Precise Location (HPL) that the company claims takes data accuracy from meters to centimeters. The new service will be provided via an API as part of Verizon’s ThingSpace portal for IoT integrations.
BigDataCloud, an Australian API provider and geolocation specialist, has announced the release of a new client-side reverse geocoding API that utilizes IP geolocation as a fallback method. The new API blends privacy and accuracy in a holistic approach to geolocation retrieval.
EVPassport is working to streamline electric vehicle charging by building out an API-powered app that removes roadblocks to charging station utilization. The app leverages API integrations to enable charging on myriad networks without leaving the app or fussing with creating multiple accounts.
Foursquare, a location data company best known for its City Guide, has relaunched its Places database and has released a new Places Enterprise API to accompany the update. These announcements are intended to bolster the company’s point-of-interest data offerings and expand data availability.
In this article, we interview Gregory De Jans, head of the developer portal at TomTom, a provider of location technology services. He discusses the company's switch in product focus from B2C to B2B and how that required a reinvention of its marketing and engagement efforts to take aim at developers.
Esri has announced the release of a PaaS offering that is intended to provide developers with deeper integration capabilities with the company’s location intelligence services. The ArcGIS Platform supports integration via fully supported APIs and SDKs, or third-party open-source API integrations.
The UK’s national mapping agency Ordnance Survey has released a suite of APIs that provide direct and immediate access to OS's most detailed and trusted location data. Over 5,500 public sector organizations now have access as part of the Geospatial Commission’s Public Sector Geospatial Agreement.
A few years back Google introduced ML Kit, an SDK that lets mobile developers add machine learning to their apps. Recently, Google announced two new APIs (Entity Extraction and Selfie Segmentation) would be added to ML Kit to allow developers to create richer in-app experiences.