Questions tagged [geo-location]

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

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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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An app that centralizes the astronomical/spacial events

I am enthusiast about astronomy and space in general, and last night I missed to watch the C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) commet. I would like to be notified automatically when such events happen (especially in ...
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App for iPhone: Turn Location back on, if someone turns it off?

If my iPhone is stolen, and the thief have somehow seen the code, he can turn off location services so he - and the phone - will never be found. Does an app exist, that will turn location service back ...
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Software to convert GPS coordinates into different systems

I am looking for a tool that is able to generate coordinates and convert them into different systems. Generation of coordinates: the tool should display a map (like Google Maps or OpenStreetMap) and ...
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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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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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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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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 ...