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Geocoding, search, and distance APIs

Import and search your own location data, or tap into our best-in-class address and POI datasets. Free up to 100K requests per month.

Trusted by enterprises and high-growth startups

Flexible and customizable

Import and search your own POIs with custom metadata, or search our out-of-the-box POI and address data.

Affordable

Free up to 100K API requests per month and $0.50 per 1,000 API calls thereafter, up to 10x cheaper than other platforms.

High accuracy and coverage

Best-in-class POI and address data from Yelp, Pitney Bowes, OpenStreetMap, and more.

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Import and search your own location data

Other geocoding and search APIs are one-size-fits-all. With Radar, you can import and search your own POIs with custom metadata.

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Leverage our best-in-class POI and address data

Tap into address and point of interest (POI) datasets from Yelp, Pitney Bowes, OpenStreetMap, and more for best-in-class accuracy and coverage.

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A complete set of APIs

Geocoding APIs

Flexible and affordable forward, reverse, and IP geocoding APIs.

  • GET /geocode/foward
  • GET /geocode/reverse
  • GET /geocode/ip

Search APIs

Autocomplete, place, geofence, and user search APIs with high-quality address and place data.

  • GET /search/autocomplete
  • GET /search/places
  • GET /search/geofences
  • GET /search/users

Distance APIs

Distance and matrix APIs to calculate travel distance and duration by foot, bike, motorbike, truck, or car.

  • GET /route/distance
  • GET /route/matrix

Frequently asked questions

API

What do the Radar APIs do?

Use Radar APIs as building blocks for location-based products and services like curbside pickup and delivery tracking, store locators, address autocomplete, location-based content and notifications, and more. See our API documentation for more information.

Can I use my own place data?

Yes. You can import and search your own POIs with custom metadata, or search our out-of-the-box POI and address data.

How accurate is Radar place and address data?

Radar uses best-in-class POI and address data from Yelp, Pitney Bowes, OpenStreetMap, and more. Try it!

Can I cache API responses?

You can cache address and POI data for up to 30 days. See our terms for more information.

How do I get started?

Sign up for a free Radar account to get your API key.

Getting Started

What is Radar?

Radar is the leading full-stack location platform. You can use Radar to build location-based app experiences.

How do I set up Radar?

Sign up for free at radar.io/signup, and get your API keys on the Getting Started page. Then you can set up geofences, track users, and call our APIs.

Where can I find my API keys?

You can find your API keys in your dashboard, either on the Getting Started page, or at the bottom of the Settings page.

How do I install the SDK?

There are several ways to install the SDK- choose the best method via our documentation.

How do I create a geofence?

You can create a geofence in your dashboard by 1) drawing a geofence on a map, 2) uploading a CSV of geofences, 3) setting up Geofence Sync, or 4) using our API.

How can I test Radar?

Radar offers a toolkit app for testing the tracking and geofence features. To test our APIs, you can start calling them from our demo page.

What is Radar pricing?

Radar is priced based on API call volume and monthly tracked users (the subset of users that opt into location). Check out our pricing page for more information.

SDK

What does the Radar SDK do?

The Radar SDK abstracts away cross-platform differences between location services, allowing you to add geofencing, trip tracking, geocoding, and search to your apps with just a few lines of code. See our SDK documentation for more information.

Is the SDK open-source?

Yes, the SDK is open-source. See our iOS SDK repository and Android SDK repository on GitHub.

Is the SDK battery-efficient?

Yes, the SDK offers background tracking presets with industry-leading battery efficiency (less than 1% per day), as well as tracking options that allow you to choose a balance of accuracy, frequency, and efficiency that makes sense depending on use case. See our SDK documentation for more information.

Is the SDK accurate?

Yes, the SDK offers background tracking presets with industry-leading accuracy (down to 10 meters outdoors), as well as tracking options that allow you to choose a balance of accuracy, frequency, and efficiency that makes sense depending on use case. See our SDK documentation for more information.

How can I test the Radar SDK?

You can use our toolkit apps for iOS and Android to test Radar before integrating the SDK, or to test your implementation of Radar side-by-side with a complete implementation. See our toolkit documentation for more information.

How do I get started?

Sign up for a free Radar account to get your API key.

Privacy and Security

What data does the Radar SDK collect?

The Radar SDK collects location data (latitude, longitude), device IDs, IP addresses, and device info by default. We also collect any other user IDs (e.g., user IDs) or metadata that you choose to send us.

The Radar SDK only collects location data if end users opt into location permissions, and does not collect personally identifiable information like name or email by default.

The platform allows you to minimize the data you collect, turning on only the event types relevant to you use case: store visits for shopping apps, airport visits and traveling detection for travel apps, and so on.

Is Radar secure?

Yes. Radar is SOC 2 type II-certified. We support single sign-on (SSO), advanced access controls, audit logs, and more.

Is Radar CCPA-compliant and GDPR-compliant?

Yes, Radar is CCPA-compliant and GDPR-compliant. Under GDPR, Radar is a data processor on behalf of our customers.

Can I delete my data?

Yes. You can delete data manually in the dashboard or programmatically using the API.

Can I export my data?

Yes. You can export data from the dashboard.

Does Radar sell data?

No. We do not sell any data we collect, and we do not share data across customers.

Does Radar support custom data retention policies?

Yes, Radar supports custom data retention policies for enterprise customers.

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