Front-End Web & Mobile

Category: Amazon Location

Add Maps to your App in 3 Steps with AWS Amplify Geo powered by Amazon Location Service

Today’s release of AWS Amplify Geo allows developers to quickly and easily add maps with markers and location search to their JavaScript-based web apps. The location APIs are powered by Amazon Location Service and the UI components are extended from a popular open-source map library, MapLibre. Benefits Add maps and search functionality to a simple HTML […]

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Create a Custom Map Style with Amazon Location Service

UX designers and web developers alike wish to have each component of their website meet the company’s branding requirements while providing a visual impact on its own. Web maps are no exception to this since they provide important visualizations for geographical data. The ability to customize is invaluable when a map is a big part […]

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Integrating Amazon Location Service with AWS AI/ML services

Amazon Location, announced in re:Invent 2020, is a service that lets you add location data to your applications including maps, points of interests, geocoding, and tracking. It provides cost-effective location-based service using high quality data from trusted providers – Esri and HERE. The service anonymizes all queries sent to data providers by removing customer metadata […]

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Implementing Estimated Time of Arrival and Proximity Notifications for Delivery using Amazon Location Service

The development of location-based services is increasing at a rapid rate, supporting use cases such as asset track and delivery services. In this blog, we’ll show you how to implement an estimated time of arrival or proximity notification using Amazon Location Service. An example of this would be delivery of building materials (e.g., lumber, copper […]

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Cross-Platform Mobile Tracking App with AWS Amplify and Amazon Location Service

Location-based tracking applications have become very popular in recent years with the rise of ride-sharing companies and augmented reality “catch them all” style games. But personnel tracking in areas such as policing, ambulance, firefighting and other departments has been an integral part of the intelligence required for dispatching and public safety management for a long […]

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The employee mobile application connects to Amazon Location’s Tracker via the Amazon Location SDK, once the latitude and longitude provided by the tracker crosses a geofence, an event is sent to EventBridge and a Lambda Function is triggered. This Lambda function updates DynamoDB via AppSync with the user’s information, marking them as safe or not. Another app, targeting the patrol officers, track the users and their safety status. Both mobile applications rely on Cognito for authentication and authorization. AWS Amplify is used by the mobile app to connect to Cognito, via Amplify Auth, and AppSync, via Amplify API and Amplify DataStore.

Create an iOS tracker application with Amazon Location Service and AWS Amplify

This article was written by Fernando Rocha Silva and Panna Shetty Emergency management teams are constantly tackling one crisis after another, whether it is managing the COVID pandemic or battling raging wild fires across California. These frontline workers venture into dangerous situations to rescue those in need, potentially risking their own lives. Firefighters go above […]

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Getting started with Amazon Location

This post was written by Shu Sia Lukito, Partner Solutions Architect On-line shopping is so common today it will be difficult to find anybody who doesn’t use it. Delivery is a crucial component of this model. E-commerce providers rely heavily on robust and reliable delivery systems. There is a single customer experience we want to […]

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