Front-End Web & Mobile

Category: Amazon Location

Building high-quality, cost-effective apps in Southeast Asia with Amazon Location Service

Amazon Location Service is a fully-managed service that makes it easy for you to add location data and functionality such as maps, search, and routing to your applications. With Amazon Location Service, you can access high-quality data from multiple data providers, giving you the flexibility to choose the provider with the best data for your […]

Cost Optimization for Amazon Location Service

The development of location-based services is increasing at a rapid rate, supporting use cases such as user engagement and geomarketing, asset track, and delivery services. In this blog post, we will talk about how you can make the use of Amazon Cost Explorer to understand the costs around Amazon Location Service and optimize as per […]

Your front-end web and mobile guide to re:Invent 2022

Your front-end web and mobile guide to re:Invent 2022

We’re excited to join the global cloud computing community virtually and in Las Vegas for AWS re:Invent, a learning conference for meeting fellow builders, getting inspired, and rethinking what’s possible. The event begins on November 28, 2022 and will feature keynote announcements, training and certification opportunities, access to more than 2,000 technical sessions, a partner […]

Cost Optimization using Amazon Location Tracker Filtering

Introduction When creating a Tracker resource in Amazon Location Service, you are presented with three options for filtering. Each option has some potential design and cost considerations you should be aware of as they filter out certain updates. We have evaluated the cost and usage of a demo application over time to create some recommendations […]

Supply Chain Automation using IoT and Location-Based Services

Keeping track of distributed assets across facilities and geographic locations is cumbersome. Businesses use various applications and approaches to maintain and manage asset lifecycles, which can get complex and tedious. This post will teach you a moderation approach using AWS IoT Core and Amazon Location Service (Amazon Location). To build the solution, you’ll utilize an […]

Considerations when choosing Amazon Location Services Map Styles

Amazon Location Service offers nine different map styles to fit multiple use cases. How do you pick the right base map style for your application? And how does the base map you pick influence the rest of your application? In this post, we review the different map styles available with Amazon Location maps, as well […]

Android Maps with Amplify Geo

Add Maps to your Android app with AWS Amplify Geo, powered by Amazon Location Service

This blog post was written by Erica Eaton – Software Development Engineer at AWS Amplify. Today’s release of AWS Amplify Geo for Android allows developers to quickly and easily add customizable maps with markers and location search to their Android applications. The location APIs are powered by Amazon Location Service and map rendering is from […]

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Add Interactive Maps in React using Amplify Geo, powered by Amazon Location Service

This blog post was written by Michael Liendo – Senior Developer Advocate at AWS Amplify. Recently, AWS Amplify announced an easier way for React developers to add map and search functionality to their applications via the Amplify CLI as well as new AWS-aware Geo components. In this post, we’ll take a look at how to […]

Amplify Geo Maps for iOS

Add Maps to your iOS App using Amplify Geo, powered by Amazon Location Service

This blog post was written by Ian Saultz – Software Development Engineer at AWS Amplify. Time to Read: 20 minutes Time to Complete: 60 minutes Today’s release of AWS Amplify Geo for iOS allows developers to quickly and easily add customizable maps with annotations and location searches to their iOS applications. The location APIs are powered […]

Powering Travel through Geofences and Amazon Location Service

Amazon Location Service provides a cost efficient way to plug in high-quality maps and add location functionalities in applications. It empowers customers to visualize, geocode, provide navigation routing, and create geofences across locations of interest. A geofence, sometimes known as an Area of Interest (AOI), is simply a polygon boundary representing an existing or custom-defined space, which […]