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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.
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.
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.
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.
Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Mapping, Text, Mapping, and Games. Highlights include an API that offers data about gaming giveaways and an API for adding polls to applications or websites. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Location, Mapping, and Graphics. Highlights include the Smithsonian Institution Open Access API and an API for Placekey universal address identification service. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
AND is proud to announce the launch of its updated GeoBoundaries API, which are part of its geo-location product suite. The GeoBoundaries API adds relevant information to a location, based on its numerical co-ordinates which is usually the name or type of area.
Apps that use location data present challenges to developers. Users expect seamless experiences with up-to-date, reliable data – a significant design and engineering challenge. How can developers deliver stellar user experiences? Here are four best practices for building location-based apps.
Planet, an Earth-imaging API provider, has introduced a new Developer Trial Program. The program allows developers to use Planet’s suite of APIs before signing up and paying for production use. Trial users receive an actual API key that allows real requests and receives real data.