Google Maps APIs

Bring the Internet of Things to life

Discover how to use the power of location through Google Maps APIs

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Location-based IoT solutions

Companies across a variety of industries are using location services with the Internet of Things (IoT) to be more efficient, improve their customer experience, and create entirely new businesses. Google Maps APIs bring the power of location to devices, cities and vehicles to help take your business to new places.

KEY BENEFITS
Comprehensive

Comprehensive

With a range of APIs available for Android, iOS, web and web services, Google Maps APIs gives developers a library of native APIs, to enable IoT applications.

Trusted

Trusted

Google Maps APIs are a trusted set of APIs which are built on Google Maps technology to provide comprehensive and accurate high quality data world wide.

Rock-solid

Rock-solid

Google Maps APIs bring rich geo-data sets to apps and websites, delivering machine to machine communications at unprecedented speed and scale.

USE CASES
Industrial equipment and products

Industrial equipment and products

Track and monitor industrial assets using geolocation to improve operational efficiency, prevent theft, and plan servicing. Better analyze product performance using additional location context provided by geolocation and elevation. Reduce operational costs by accurately capturing real-time status prior to deploying staff and resources.

Smart cities

Smart cities

Inform city planning analysis using our places database to better understand the current geographic distribution of businesses around the city. Use travel time data to analyze traffic patterns without needing to install hardware and inform citizens of real-time travel conditions through variable message signs.

Intelligent transportation

Intelligent transportation

Plan and manage transportation and logistics networks using geocoding and distance matrix to ensure vehicles are in the right place at the right time. Provide drivers with optimal routing based on real-time and predicted traffic conditions. Power geofencing alerts using places data to assess where drivers are relative to certain location types.

Smart home and wearables

Smart home and wearables

Increase the intelligence of connected home appliances and devices, such as televisions, washers and dryers, lighting, or HVAC to better manage devices while users are away from home. Embed geolocation into tracking devices for pets, children, or relatives to enable location monitoring and emergency response.

GOOGLE MAPS APIS FOR IoT SOLUTIONS
CUSTOMER STORIES
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Tinitell

"Accurately displaying the location of our devices is critical both to us and our customers. With Google Maps APIs we’ve more than doubled our location accuracy."

Ela Novac
Chief Marketing Officer, Tinitell
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New South Wales

"Using crowd-sourced Google data as the primary source of travel-time data is a much simpler, quicker and cost-effective mechanism for sourcing data. Google is now our primary source of travel-time data, both for real time and for historical analysis."

Andrew Mehaffey
ITS principal manager, Roads and Maritime Services, New South Wales
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Vagabond

"Our map-based web app shows vending operators where their machines are located, which need service, and how much cash is waiting. It also helps build super efficient driver routes."

Michael Lovett
Co-founder and CEO, Vagabond

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