LocationKit: The Making of – Part 2
This is part 2 of a 2 part series, click here to check out part one.
Last time I discussed some background about how making the SocialRadar consumer app led us to develop a lot of the core technology we’ve baked into LocationKit – specifically around higher accuracy location and lower battery drain.
Here we’ll continue our journey into insights we’ve gained and built into LocationKit, our advanced location manager SDK, which is available for free to iOS and Android developers.
Contextual Location Data
While it’s great for LocationKit to provide higher accuracy location, it’s only the tip of the iceberg.
One of the things we discovered while building the SocialRadar app was that while a latitude/longitude can be useful, what we really cared about was contextual information about that location.
It’s nice to know that a user is currently at (38.904338837, -77.043243408), but unless you’...
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