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Monday, April 11, 2011

GIS Developer/API Tidbits

OpenStreetBlock is a new open source project that uses OpenStreetMap to turn lat/lon into the description of a block, such as: "West 14th Street bet. 6th Ave. & 7th Ave"

- Frumin.net via @atanas

Sunnyvale, California-based start-up Micello has announced the availability of its Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) that provide web and mobile developers the ability to include indoor maps in their own applications. 

GPS Biz News

April 15 is the final day to apply for the  Quova Location Developer Challenge. I'm not a judge but Marshall K. is. (I've been covering Quova since Sept 2000. Just sayin'...)

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Google has updated the Google Maps Terms of Service. One addition is "more stuff": developers can use the Static Maps API on platforms other than browsers. Most additions are "less stuff for you, more money for Google": opt out of future ads is no longer available for new apps (old ones grandfather) and there are updated usage limits, so heavier users need to pay.

- Google Developers Blog

by Adena Schutzberg on 04/11 at 03:00 AM | Comments | Bookmark and Share

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