A meta-geocoding API
Ed Freyfogle
London API - 17 Sept. 2014
http://opencagedata.com
@opencagedata
Problem
Where are we?
(c) OpenStreetMap contributors
51.5225359, -0.1353835
London!
London!
Bloomsbury!
London!
Bloomsbury!
WC1E 6JA!
near Warren Street
London!
Capper Street
Bloomsbury!
WC1E 6JA!
England
Zone 1
near UCL
United Kingdom
just off TC...
placename long/lat
placename long/lat
forward
placename long/lat
forward
reverse
Yes!
Yes! but …
T&Cs
expensive at volume
OpenStreetMap
Yes!
Yes! but …
not for high volume use
variable coverage
Yes!
Yes! and …
one API, many geocoders
free as in freedom
annotations
You Geonames
and more
Open data
use any map you like
cache as long as you like
fix it
get creative
Annotations
timezones
OS gridrefs
geohash
what3words
more coming, suggestions welcome
Start geocoding:
opencagedata.com
Like geo?
See you at #geomob
4 Nov.
geomobldn.org
Ed Freyfogle
London API - 17 Sept. 2014
http://opencagedata.com
@opencagedata
Thanks!
Questions?
Thanks!
Questions?
Presenting the OpenCage Geocoder at #londonapi 17 Sept 2014
Presenting the OpenCage Geocoder at #londonapi 17 Sept 2014
Presenting the OpenCage Geocoder at #londonapi 17 Sept 2014
Presenting the OpenCage Geocoder at #londonapi 17 Sept 2014
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Presenting the OpenCage Geocoder at #londonapi 17 Sept 2014

A lightening talk about the OpenCage geocoder - see http://geocoder.opencagedata.com - to be presented at #londonapi by Ed Freyfogle (@freyfogle) on 17th September 2014
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Source: www.slideshare.net


Transcripts - Presenting the OpenCage Geocoder at #londonapi 17 Sept 2014

  • 1. A meta-geocoding API Ed Freyfogle London API - 17 Sept. 2014 http://opencagedata.com @opencagedata
  • 2. Problem
  • 3. Where are we?
  • 4. (c) OpenStreetMap contributors
  • 5. 51.5225359, -0.1353835
  • 6. London!
  • 7. London! Bloomsbury!
  • 8. London! Bloomsbury! WC1E 6JA!
  • 9. near Warren Street London! Capper Street Bloomsbury! WC1E 6JA! England Zone 1 near UCL United Kingdom just off TCR
  • 10. placename long/lat
  • 11. placename long/lat forward
  • 12. placename long/lat forward reverse
  • 13. Yes!
  • 14. Yes! but … T&Cs expensive at volume
  • 15. OpenStreetMap
  • 16. Yes!
  • 17. Yes! but … not for high volume use variable coverage
  • 18. Yes!
  • 19. Yes! and … one API, many geocoders free as in freedom annotations
  • 20. You Geonames and more
  • 21. Open data use any map you like cache as long as you like fix it get creative
  • 22. Annotations timezones OS gridrefs geohash what3words more coming, suggestions welcome
  • 23. Start geocoding: opencagedata.com
  • 24. Like geo?
  • 25. See you at #geomob 4 Nov. geomobldn.org
  • 26. Ed Freyfogle London API - 17 Sept. 2014 http://opencagedata.com @opencagedata Thanks! Questions?
  • 27. Thanks! Questions?

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