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Questions tagged [geo-location]

location sharing, geo-fencing, location-spoofing and the likes – not necessarily bound to GPS

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Simplest way to create a website for managing and viewing PDF files connected to a location

What is the simplest way to create a website for managing and viewing PDF files connected to a location? I want to use open source solutions for this. I would like to build a web site where you can ...
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iOS app to show geolocation on map image?

I want an app where I can upload a picture of a map, in SVG or raster format, along with a little bit of config data (perhaps the Geolocation of the bottom left hand corner, the scale, and any ...
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Apps to measure the accuracy of cellular network geolocation by triangulation

I am trying to find some apps, websites (or perhaps programming code) that I can use to measure the accuracy of cellular network geolocation, the geolocation which is performed by cellular base ...
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Voice guided notes

Looking for an iPhone app that can save specific recordings based on purely voice input. More specifically, it should be able to understand keywords and match values to something reasonable. Maybe an ...
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Land search software/API?

I'm looking for a software or Python API to search for land in the US that fits certain criteria. Like, "here is every square mile in the US, here is every single measure thing about them (...
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Map implementation with definable grid space and zoom function

I want to map geojson data to a coordinate grid, but I am not sure which js library suits my needs best, considering that my coordinates are outside the typical boundaries of e.g. leaflet map (e.g. [...
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A simple Windows photo viewer that provides latitude and longitude that can be copied to clipboard

Windows Photos pretends to provide location under Info but it almost never actually does. Some others claim to, for example IrfanView but you have to drill down a bit to find it. There are online EXIF ...
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iOS+Android: Let friends see your location

I am looking for an app that will share my location every 5 minutes (or upon request) to friends. It should not share the location with others (in particular any server used server should not know my ...
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Looking for a simple app to log photos for a beach-combing business

I'm looking for recommendations for software applications, or appropriate search keywords I should be using or other advice to identify a software solution for the following business requirement: ...
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Interraction with map in app mobile

Is there any possibility to interact with the buildings in Google Maps or another providers like OpenStreetMap, Leaflet, etc? My goal is to click on a building on the map when you are located next to ...
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Address autocomplete/suggest API

I am looking for services that provide API to get list of suggestions for given part of address like: GET http://example.com/suggest?q=Mosc -> {'suggestions': ['Russia, Moscow, Moscow', ...
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Find centroid POI for 2 or more places by travel time or distance using multiple modes of transport

I want to find a mutually convenient POI between two or more places so that everyone drives or goes by public transport or bicycle a similar distance or travel time. I've done a Google Search: find a ...
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Need to find a tool that generates zips/distance from a master list of multiple zip codes

We create direct mail lists around groups of approx 20-50 site locations. There seem to be many (even free) tools to generate a list with one zip code/distance but we need to be able to enter a list ...
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Assign photos to location on building floorplan

Whenever I go out on building surveys for work, I take a ton of pictures. I would like to be able to take a picture of the building floorplan and assign the pictures to a location where they were ...
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PHP Geolocation code for Amazon links

When I create a URL to a specific Amazon product, the URL needs to include the proper Amazon site specific to the visitor's country. So I need to geocode the visitors location, then map that geocode ...
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Display list of all neighbourhoods in a city

I am developing a real estate application using react-native and node express, and I'm really close to the end, I have used google maps API to display the property on a map and for the address auto ...
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Creating polygons over maps and extract the latitude/longitude?

I'm looking for software recommendations in order to do the following: Create a polygon (by clicking with a mouse) over an area on a map Extract an array of latitudes/longitudes from the polygon ...
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Is there a way to use Google Location Sharing to send notifications to my phone?

Me and my boyfriend share our locations with each other. When he leaves the office and his location updates I'd like to get a notification to my phone that to notify me that he's on his way home. I ...
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Looking for a "remote wipe" software package for Windows 10

I'm looking for a solution that would allow me to locate a stolen or lost Windows 10 PC, and initiate a remote data wipe. We can't use the built in Windows 10 location feature as we don't log in with ...
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Looking for a zip code lookup database to get city and state

I would like to improve my forms and remove city and state fields so that there are 2 less fields to fill out. I have an input field for city and select drop-down for state. Instead of asking visitors ...
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Publish/subscribe software to handle at least 10k requests/sec and 10k simultaneous connection

I am on the verge to start making a "Large distributed application", but i'm struggling to decide what software is the most adequate to do so. My needs: A publish/subscribe application, which ...
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Free software to draw route on map based on coordinates

I want to develop html based geolocation tracker. Now I am looking for a software which can draws route based on coordinates. Any one know free software to do the task? Edit: I can almost do it with ...
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Android- save my current location with voice command or max 3 clicks

In my spare time I look for the best car and motorcycle routes and share them with the community. I often test routes that look promising on the map, but in reality are terrible. I would like to be ...
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An android app to track the geolocation of my friends’ iOS phones?

I have an Android phone and my friends and family have iPhones. If we were all on iPhones I could use the Find my friends app to find out where they are. Is there an app I can use that will give ...
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Location triangulation by signal strength

I am looking for a library to help locate devices by triangulation (preferably C/C++, but I could consider other languages). I would prefer open-source, so that I can compile it for different ...
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OpenStreetMap-based geocoding/geolocation/maps/places API

I am currently using google maps in my web and mobile applications, but want to switch to an OSM alternative. The following services are the ones I use with gmaps: I need an OSM provider that can ...
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Android App for recording points of interest

I want to have an app where I can record points of interest with a timestamp. I imagine it like this: I start the app I click on "record this point". The app opens a dialogue where I can enter a name....
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Software for embedding massive earth data in website?

I am going to build a website either in Angular 5-6 or in something similar to Drupal. I have experience building websites, but I am going to need to show massive amounts of data in a globe similar ...
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Android app that imports a series of locations (lat, long) and notifies you when near it

I wish to be notified on my Android phone when I get within a certain distance (few hundred m to a km, user adjustable) of a list of locations (imported in lat, long format; about 10..50 entries). Is ...
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Reverse geocoding API to check if location is residential

I'm using several reverse geocoding options such as Foursquare, Google, and OpenStreetMap to retrieve place information, but the one type of place that none of these seem to be able to do is ...
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Geolocation app that warns you when you are near something

I would like an application that warns me when I am near hospitals or let's say parks(under 5 min walking distance) in notifies me. Assuming this generalization is feasible, what type of app would I ...
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Map of pictures on my computer, by EXIF geolocation

My camera has a GPS sensor, so most of my pictures have a latitude/longitude in their EXIF. I know I took pictures at a particular location, but I don't remember when and I have so many folders and ...
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Tool to collect locations submitted by anonymous user

I need something like google forms, but to collect Locations (longitude, lattitude) Unfortunately goolge forms doesn't support that. Users should be able to drop a marker on a map and submit it like ...
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Tracking child's phone?

My 11 y/o has a Android phone. I want to be able to know at any time where the phone is located. What software would be recommended for this? (I have checked the play store and there are so many, ...
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Open source mobile GIS data inspection software

In my workplace we are looking at collecting and inspecting GIS data using free mobile apps. The one that is fit-for-purpose from a data collection point of view is GeoODK. I have been able to prepare ...
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Local photo management software as good as Google Photos wanted

I used to organize all my photos on local discs (CDs, DVDs back in the days). I even renamed them using the predecessor of GeoSetter and removed all duplicates. This was back in the days when I still ...
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Tools for analysis of transportation in maps

I have a very large database with latitude and longitude of taxis. I want to make routes and plot these in maps to make analysis and heat maps, and I want tools for this. I had tried the Nominatim, ...
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API that provides curated and geo-targeted images

I am trying to find a service that can consume an IP, city, or state and return the URL of a curated image suitable to be used for a website background. By suitable I suppose what I mean is that it ...
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Android app to wake me up at my subway/train station

I almost never sleep in the subway because I am afraid of missing my station. I could set my alarm clock, but when sleepy I am not good at calculating how long it will take to get there. As most of ...
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SmartHome: determine a persons location in a room

I am looking for a solution for my smart home to determine a persons location in my apartment. I would like to say exactly (+/- 1m variance) where that person is in my apartment. Saying person #1 is ...
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Display city along with caller ID

On the iPhone the city is displayed if the phone number is not in your contact list. Is there a way to do this same thing on the Android? https://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1322106&...
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cartesian coordinate generator, XYZ point data generator,

I want to be able to draw some terrain like in the picture attached(minus the aircraft) and have the XYZ Cartesian coordinates of the points of the terrain returned to me. I need the data for ...
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Android picture: "Share to" → "Show on map"

Sometimes I want to see where I took a picture. For instance, it was a good restaurant and I am trying to find it again. Or I want to see how an interesting building I shot a picture of looks from ...
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SDK for an AI android application that can provide insights about user

I am trying to develop an application which notifies the user about his daily activities/ places he visits, is there any corresponding sdk available to use which can provide me contextual awareness ...
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Web app to find the location from an image

I'm looking for a web app that I came across almost a year ago and haven't been able to find since. The web app uses crowdsourcing to identify locations from photos uploaded by users. Does anyone ...
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App to locate device within the home (Indoor positioning)

I want to be able to quickly check the location of my dog -- which room of the house or part of the yard that she's in. I have a GPS collar for her, but I've decided not to use GPS because of the ...
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App for locating lost Android / iPhone devices by playing sound

I am looking for apps that will help me locate devices by playing a sound on them, overriding silence settings and similar. Should be possible to use from web and other devices. Until now this is ...
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Is there an iOS application to search photos near my location?

I was trying to find photos near my location, maybe the ones related to particular keywords or tags, also wanted to be able to do this from my mobile device. It would be great if it allows to search ...
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Attach current location in Gmail

I am looking for a Windows program or Google Chrome extension that can attach my current location as an image to an email I am writing in the Gmail web interface. (as one can do in Google Hangouts: )...
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Web service to convert location & datetime to UTC

Does any web service (either free or commercial) exist that converts a location, date and time into UTC? As background, I'm implementing alarm functionality on an embedded device whose notion of time ...
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