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The Innovative APIs Fueling Location on the Web

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Thanks to widespread mobile growth, location is returning to the web and it's more than a simple map mashup now. There are many powerful services available to store, access and present geographic data--on your desktop, laptop and mobile devices. Find your user's location, access your geo database in the cloud and, yes, put it all on a map.

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The Innovative APIs Fueling Location on the Web

  1. 1. The Innovative APIs Fueling Location on the Web Adam DuVander @adamd mapscripting.com FutureAtlas.com
  2. 2. John Cooke
  3. 3. Johan Larsson
  4. 4. Jonas Boni
  5. 6. Context Local Data Geo Platform 1 2 3
  6. 7. Fabricio Zuardi APIs Provide A Place to Plug in
  7. 11. RR DONNELLEY founded 1864 Cartographic Services division founded 1967 Geosystems spun off 1994
  8. 17. Geocoding APIs Text to Coordinates
  9. 18. Geocoding APIs Text to Coordinates
  10. 19. Reverse Geocoding APIs Coordinates to Text
  11. 20. Reverse Geocoding APIs Coordinates to Data
  12. 24. Local Search APIs Search Businesses Duncan Harris
  13. 25. Local Search APIs Online Yellow Pages
  14. 26. Local Search APIs Reviews and Guides programmableweb.com/apitag/local
  15. 29. Location Sharing APIs Locate Your Users
  16. 30. Dennis Crowley Dennis Crowley
  17. 31. Michael Galpert Dennis Crowley
  18. 35. Check.in Uses Multiple Location APIs
  19. 36. Location Matching Open Place Database?
  20. 37. blog.realize.gr
  21. 38. navigator.geolocation.getCurrentPosition (foundLocation, noLocation); function foundLocation(position) { var lat = position.coords.latitude; var long = position.coords.longitude; alert('Found location: ' + lat + ', ' + long); } W3C Geolocation Standard Locate Your Users
  22. 40. navigator.geolocation.getCurrentPosition(foundLocation, noLocation); function foundLocation(position) { var lat = position.coords.latitude; var long = position.coords.longitude; alert('Found location: ' + lat + ', ' + long); }
  23. 43. geomena.org
  24. 44. Geodata Storage APIs Geotag Your Data Drew (idrewuk)
  25. 45. <ul><li>Coordinates
  26. 46. Neighborhood
  27. 47. Place
  28. 48. Annotations </li></ul>
  29. 51. iPhone v4 App by @ecito Privacy is for Wimps
  30. 55. APIs on the Move Ones to Watch
  31. 58. Context Local Data Geo Platform 1 2 3
  32. 60. The Innovative APIs Fueling Location on the Web Adam DuVander @adamd mapscripting.com FutureAtlas.com Thank you!

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