Position-lab

Position-lab

Location and mapping APIs

Position-lab is a comprehensive service designed to encompass a wide range of location data APIs, including those related to map functionalities. Whether you’re interested in geocoding, address autocompletion, or route planning, Position-lab has got you covered.

REST JSON and XML
Obtain the response output in a JSON or XML format.
Excel and CSV Files
In case you do not want the data retrieved in programming languages, then you can request to have it in either excel or csv files. All you need to do is to simply inform us.
SDKs and Devkits

Get the API in any programming language: Javascript, JQuery, VueJS, Angular, JAVA, PHP, NodeJS, Python, Go, Ruby, C#, R, Strest, Rust, Swift and Scala

Scalable

The average response time is between 10 and 100 ms

Our solutions

Geocoding API

Address to coordinates, coordinates to address

Geosearch API

Location and addess autocomplete

POI API

Obtain information about points of interest

Nearby Places API

Discover places in close proximity

Routes API

Plan the ideal route from A to B

Geocoding API

The Geocoding API facilitates the conversion between addresses and geographic coordinates, and vice versa. The “Forward Geocoding API” allows users to input an address to obtain its geocoordinates. Conversely, the “Reverse Geocoding API” enables users to provide geographic coordinates to get a human-readable address. Additionally, the “Landmark Geocoding API” gives geocoordinates for notable landmarks based on their names.

Geosearch API

The GeoSearch API aids in location searching by offering place suggestions as users type into a search bar. It updates its recommendations with each character entered, even accounting for mistakes or omitted characters. This feature is essential for modern map applications and forms needing address inputs. Upon recognizing a user’s input, the API not only provides address suggestions but also standardizes the format of the address. Such standardization ensures data consistency within systems, streamlining management and reducing errors.

Point of Interest API

The Point of Interest API provides comprehensive details about various places and landmarks. By inputting a name, address, or coordinates, users can access information such as contact details, opening hours, photos, and reviews. The API enables specific area searches, like identifying nearby gyms or top-rated restaurants. It offers additional insights like wheelchair accessibility, pet policies, payment methods, and dietary options. Incorporating this API into apps enhances user experience, enabling them to find places that cater to their specific requirements.

Nearby Places API

The Nearby Places API allows users to identify points of interest within a specified region or radius. Users can refine their search using specific streets, categories, or place names. With over 500 categories, finding cafes, landmarks, or medical services becomes straightforward. Integrating this API into map applications enhances the user experience by offering dynamic location-based information. 

Routes API

The Routes API aids users in finding the best path between two locations. By inputting start and end points, along with specific preferences, users can tailor their route. Preferences can include desired stops, travel mode, specific departure or arrival times, and toll road considerations. In its response, the API offers multiple route options, factoring in potential obstacles like roadwork or closures. This tool also provides alternatives based on different transportation modes.

Getting an API Key

To obtain the location data you need, first, you must acquire an API key. How can you get an API key? Fill out the form, and you’ll be on your way.