The GeoNames Python Library GeoNames Python Library by Dennis Carriere is a 0.1.2 Python Package for use with the GeoNames API. This library parses the geonames.org datasets into a clean and user-friendly OGR shapefile format. The GeoNames API is a geographical database with web services that let users extract useful information about different places, such as weather, timezone and post codes.
Telenav, a leading personalized navigation services company, has announced the launch of a new Scout Maps and Navigation SDK, Scout Maps API, and Scout for Developers Program. The new Scout Maps and Navigation SDK is based on OpenStreetMap (OSM) which according to Telenav, makes it the first commercial-grade navigation for mobile app developers worldwide based on OSM.