Reverse Geocoding

New Feature Update: Free client-side reverse geocoding API with IP geolocation fallback

New Feature Update: Free client-side reverse geocoding API with IP geolocation fallback

Learn how you can implement our new free client-side reverse geocoding API to know where your website visitors or mobile app users are coming from. Using this approach, when the HTML5 geolocation API fails to retrieve the user’s location, you can call the same API without passing any geo-coordinates and it will automatically fallback to BigDataCloud’s patent-pending next-generation IP geolocation technology.
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How reliable are reverse geocoding APIs for location-based services?

How reliable are reverse geocoding APIs for location-based services?

The reverse geocoding API is widely used by businesses to identify their customer’s or asset’s location by converting their geographical coordinates into a readable address. But how reliable is it, and what are its limitations? Every day we use maps on our mobile phones to commute, find local businesses, discover new exciting places, and get localised news and media content.
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Five reasons why  BigDataCloud API is better than Google Maps Free Reverse Geocoding API

Five reasons why BigDataCloud API is better than Google Maps Free Reverse Geocoding API

There are many reverse geocoding service providers with various features and pricing models. Among them, Google has the most popular reverse geocoding API and is known to lead the industry. Upon in-depth research, you will find that these APIs have a lot of restrictions that impact the scalability and speed of your apps. In this blog post, we have highlighted the major advantages of BigDataCloud’s reverse geocoding API, over Google’s API, and a few other well-known service providers’ APIs.

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How to convert getCurrentPosition results to city name for free using ReverseGeocoding API?

How to convert getCurrentPosition results to city name for free using ReverseGeocoding API?

These days it is quite common to see websites asking permission to access user locations. There are multiple use-cases of using location data to personalise your web content and deliver targeted messaging. 

This feature can be enabled in any website by using HTML 5 Geolocation API and is widely supported by all current web browsers including Chrome, Safari, Firefox, IE and Opera.

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Product Announcement: “Where Am I? - Locality Info” now available on the iOS app store.

Product Announcement: “Where Am I? - Locality Info” now available on the iOS app store.

"Where Am I - Locality info" is designed to provide detailed administrative boundary information for your current locality and in the language of your choice.

The app implements a completely new approach to identifying the locality information. The method is exceptionally fast with each response being generated with sub-millisecond timing, allowing for true real-time applications.

 

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How to implement Free Reverse Geocoding Javascript API without API Key

How to implement Free Reverse Geocoding Javascript API without API Key

Hyper-personalisation has become a key ingredient in delivering a great customer experience and carrying out effective targeted marketing campaigns. At the heart of hyper-personalisation, lies user’s location data. All the digital marketing ads, e-commerce platforms, sharing-based services, content delivery systems and many more are based on location data. Hence, identifying user’s location information has become of paramount importance to businesses. 

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