The HyperTrack Android Driver SDK is written in the Java language to support the building of applications that transmit GPS-generated data of locations during trips. The SDK communicates with the HyperTrack API to generate data for trip events right from start to end. Once added into a driver app, this particular SDK picks and streams real time battery-powered and time-conscious location data in varying network conditions and devices. This SDK requires the onwards of Android 4.0 and preferably the latest version of Google play Services. The SDK’s consumption is also restricted to devices that support GPS/GLONASS.
Microsoft has added waypoint optimization to the Bing Maps Routing API, which allows developers to create routes between driving locations. The API is ideal for delivery and transportation businesses, and the route optimization functionality is intended to address the traveling salesman problem.
Wearables are the next big thing and Plantronics, maker of enterprise-grade Bluetooth headsets and other gear, wants to play a key role. The company has a dedicated developer program with PLT Labs, and is participating in hackathons around the country to raise awareness about its potential.