The Generic Geocoding C# SDK by Chad Lee allows developers to access the Google Maps, Yahoo BOSS, Bing Maps, MapQuest, and OpenStreetMap APIs' geocoding services using C#. This SDK returns latitude/longitude coordinates and normalized address information.
Mapbox continues to enhance mapping features designed for gaming in the AR space with new features to its Maps Unity SDK. Specifically, Mapbox has added new features to points of interest and augmented reality to the latest version of the SDK. Mapbox will demonstrate next week at its Locate event.
Google is pitching its Activity Recognition Transition API as the key to unlocking insight about smartphone owners' movements. The idea is to let developers decipher between simple movement, such as walking, and complex movement, such as driving all while maximizing battery life.