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Finding Nearby Places (Using Google Places API and Maps API in Android)

Author(s):

Rajat Sharma , Department of Computer Engineering, Government College of Engineering and Technology, Chak Bhalwal, Jammu, J&K, India; Bhawna Sharma, Department of Computer Engineering, Government College of Engineering and Technology, Chak Bhalwal, Jammu, J&K, India; Sheetal Gandotra, Department of Computer Engineering, Government College of Engineering and Technology, Chak Bhalwal, Jammu, J&K, India

Keywords:

Advance Programming Interface (API), API Key, Android, GMS

Abstract

This paper is about using the Google places API and Google maps API to locate and visually display all the places requested by the user around his current location on the map. The user is provided with the feature of selecting the radius or range in meters within which it wants to search the places. App quickly identifies user position and allows user to choose the nearest Bank, ATM, Airport, Restaurant, Police Station, Bus Stand, etc. It shows user a complete list of all the facilities in the category the user has tapped on along with the distance from where he is. App is a great navigation tool anyone can take on a vacation which can help him find his way around an unfamiliar city.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV4I50324
Published in: Volume : 4, Issue : 5
Publication Date: 01/08/2016
Page(s): 652-654

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