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Location History API Service Basics

Location History API Service Basics

When we think about location-based applications, we’re often thinking in terms of where people, places, and items are right now. Then we might take that a step further and think about how we get from here to there. Another useful application of location...
Top 5 Uses of Mapping in Academic Research

Top 5 Uses of Mapping in Academic Research

Capturing and displaying complex geographical and statistical information on maps is a dynamic and effective tool in the 21st century. Researchers in fields from archaeology to zoology commonly collect location-based data in their studies, analyze location and...
Getting Started with the TomTom Geofencing Service

Getting Started with the TomTom Geofencing Service

Geofencing is a set of services for defining an area with a virtual “fence” boundary. These services allow us to add objects and record their position for transition checking to determine whether they’re inside or outside a geofenced area. To enable this,...
Understanding Places and POI APIs

Understanding Places and POI APIs

Places give value to maps. We want to know what interesting places are near us, where those places are located, and how we can best travel to them. These are the primary reasons maps have become so useful to us, pretty much since maps have been available. And today,...
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