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.
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.
"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.
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.