Mashups using the same API (2577)
The Google Maps API naturally has a rich history on ProgrammableWeb. Over the last year or so, Google has released additional maps-related APIs as separate services. One of the latest ones is the Google Distance Matrix API. This allows a developer to submit a matrix of locations, as origins and destinations, and get a list of the distances in return.
TRX Systems' 3D "Indoor GPS" Solutions Guide First Responders In Lethal Situations (includes podcast)
Largely in response to learnings from terrorism-related events, there's a new protocol for first responders that involves their entry into buildings before they're fully cleared of any danger. Commanding a situation like that requires GPS-like 3D indoor mapping technology where no GPS exists.
The previously popular Google Earth API is being deprecated and is due to shut down in early 2016, signalling the end of access to its 3D imagery via the API. This post by Timothy Whitehead for Google Earth Blog looks at four applications that used to use the API, and what they are using now.
Foreca Weather Warnings Feed
||The Foreca Weather Warnings Feed is a data feed of the governmental severe weather warnings. The feed integrates weather warnings from many national warning systems worldwide and presents them in a...||Weather||01.12.2018|
Foreca Weather Map
||The Foreca Weather Map API provides weather forecasts and observations as map overlays worldwide. Precipitation radar images, atmospheric weather forecasts, and satellite images are typically...||Weather||01.12.2018|
||P2000 is the national communication service of the Dutch emergency services like firefighters, police and ambulances. Most traffic on this system is unencrypted and can be easily captured. This API...||Emergency||12.31.2017|
Google Maps Geocoding
||The Google Maps Geocoding API provides programmatic access to geocoding and reverse geocoding services for addresses. Geocoding converts addresses to geographic coordinates, and reverse geocoding...||Mapping||12.06.2017|
Google Maps Time Zone
||The Google Maps Time Zone API allows developers to get time offset data for any location on earth. Developers can request information for a specific latitude/longitude pair and date, and the API will...||Mapping||12.06.2017|