Location APIs available on GMS & AOSP devices

8th August 2017 0 By darryncampbell

I have just published a blog at https://developer.zebra.com/community/android/android-forums/android-blogs/blog/2017/08/07/location-apis-available-on-gms-aosp-devices detailing the location APIs available on both GMS and non-GMS Android devices with a focus on Enterprise use cases.  This is device-centric, I do not go into all of the serverside components required to make a true locationing solution (the blog is long enough as it is!) but instead tried to be fairly comprehensive on the device side.

  • Available APIs
  • Location Manager
  • Location Services
  • Awareness APIs
  • Hardware dependencies
  • Settings & Permissions
  • Indoor vs. Outdoor
  • Sample app

The blog is hosted externally at https://developer.zebra.com/community/android/android-forums/android-blogs/blog/2017/08/07/location-apis-available-on-gms-aosp-devices