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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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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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How to pin all locations matching a search keyword in a map?

I would like to know all the locations in a certain area (for example an state, province, or city) that have a certain word in their names(all streets, restaurants, companies, etc) google maps does ...
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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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Open-source location based services system

Is there any open-source Location based Services E-commerce system like Foodpanda or www.bookmyspa.in where the user selects his location first based on which the vendors are displayed. I prefer one ...
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Location-aware printing without Windows Professional or Enterprise

I am trying to switch default printer based on my location, which Microsoft explains how to do on its support site ("Automatically switch default printers between home, work, or school"). However, ...
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Search friends by location on Facebook

I'm looking for a browser extension, a user script, a desktop program or anything else that would allow me to search friends by location on Facebook (e.g. looking for which of my friends live in or ...
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App that can be used to find the location where my sister is in at any time

My sister and I both use a Sony Xperia. I am looking for a free app that can tell me the location where my mom, dad, or sister is. Does such an app exist?
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Location/Distance Tracking

I want to track the location of my android mobile and what all places i go in general, are there any good free programs already ? If not I just would program a small program myself, as I want it to ...
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Cross-platform alternative to Find My Friends

My wife and I travel a lot and we've been using Find My Friends on iPhone to make sure we both get home safely. Today I jumped ship to Android and of course, we lost this native functionality. Are ...
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What are the best free apps for tracking and recovering an android device?

One might use it in case of theft or having lost a device. Things that would be desirable would be Being able to erase everything on the device (possibly doing a factory reset remotely) and doing ...
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Phone locator app for android

I often walk to work. Sometimes my wife will meet me part way. We always have to coordinate where I say I will be going down such and such a street and then turn here and go down another street. It ...