New Geo APIs - 9/26/12
GeOAP API: GeOAP is a web service provided by Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. It exposes various GIS (Geographic Information System) methods, as well as a mapping service. GeOAP's SOAP-based API can be used to find the distance between two addresses or between one address and the nearest station, either in a straight line or along a navigable route. API calls are also provided for more basic map controls such as scrolling, centering over an address or the station nearest a given address, and returning to the previous map display.
The GeOAP website and all API documentation are provided solely in Japanese.
AND GeoAccess API: AND (Automotive Navigation Data) is a leading provider of digital mapping data used for navigation and location-based services. It focuses on developing digital mapping data in Europe, North Africa, Central and South America, and Australia.
AND GeoAccess takes AND's global databases along with road data aggregated from data partners and then combines it with AND's software functionalities to form a single, comprehensive platform. This platform provides a SOAP API that enables developers to incorporate routes, maps, location and proximity searches, and address verification into a variety of services and software.
DC Location Verifier API: The DC Location Verifier is a service for locating residences, streets, intersections, blocks, persons, etc. within the DC area, often through the use of an AID (Address ID) or SSL (Square, Suffix, and Lot). The DC Location Verifier can also be used to verify addresses or to retrieve information on specific parking meters and street lights. These services are provided by the District of Columbia itself and can be accessed programmatically using a SOAP API.
nNetis Tennis Database API: nNetis provides a database of tennis courts, tennis clubs, and tennis shops around the country. The data is presented in map form with details including, number of courts at the location, if the courts have lights, if it is indoor, what type of court it is, if the location has a pro shop and what services the shop offers. The nNetis Tennis Database API enables users to utilize the facility database on third-party websites. Examples usages include adding a search box to find local courts or adding a localized facility map. The API is JSON based and free of charge within reasonable usage limits.
RoadSavvy API: The service provides detailed information about road conditions affecting truck transportation along possible routes between a stated origin point and destination. It returns speed limits, weight restrictions, and construction activities along various stretches of road, along with locations of truck stops, weigh stations, repair shops, and similar features. It can be used either separately or together with the provider's RouteSavvy service.
API methods support generation of potential shipping routes for truck transportation specifying road conditions, mile markers, speed limits, weight limits, and other special restrictions. Methods return information about points along the route specified by latitude and longitude with hazardous material requirements, truck-related hazards like high-wind conditions, and blockages due to construction activities.
VegGuide API: VegGuide.org provides a user-rated directory of vegan, vegetarian, and vegan-friendly restaurants and stores around the world. The site is searchable by location and by business. The VegGuide API allows users to add new restaurant,stores,comments, images and all parts of the core data structure. The API also allows users to search by region and get reviews of entries. The service uses REST calls and returns JSON.