Distances API

Distances API

The Distances API calculates accurate distances between locations. Common uses include logistics, travel planning, route optimization, and location-based services.

About the API:  

Introducing the Distances API, designed to calculate distances between locations accurately and efficiently. In today's interconnected world, users and individuals alike rely on accurate distance calculations for a variety of purposes, from logistics and transportation planning to location-based services and travel applications. The Distances API offers a comprehensive solution to meet these needs, providing users with the ability to calculate distances between geographic points quickly and easily.

In essence, the Distances API leverages advanced algorithms and geographic data to calculate distances between two or more points on the Earth's surface. Whether you need to determine the distance between two cities, the travel time between multiple waypoints, or the shortest route between multiple locations, the API can handle a wide range of distance calculation tasks accurately and efficiently.

One of the main features of the Distances API is its support for various units of measurement, such as kilometers and miles. This flexibility allows users to customize distance calculations according to their specific needs and preferences, ensuring compatibility with different applications and use cases.

In short, the Distances API offers developers a powerful and versatile tool for calculating distances between locations accurately and efficiently. Whether you are building a transportation management system, a travel planning application or a location-based service, the API provides you with the functionality and flexibility you need to deliver accurate distance calculations and enhance the user experience. With its comprehensive features, easy integration and robust security, the Distances API is a valuable asset for any developer looking to incorporate distance calculation capabilities into their applications.

 

What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

It will receive a parameters and provide you with a JSON.

 

What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Logistics and transportation: Calculating distances between warehouses, distribution centers and delivery destinations to optimize shipping routes and minimize transportation costs.

    Travel planning: Determining distances between cities or attractions to help travelers plan their itineraries and estimate travel times.

    Location-based services: Providing users with information about nearby points of interest, businesses or events based on their current location.

    Route optimization: Finding the most efficient routes for delivery drivers, service technicians or sales representatives to minimize travel time and fuel consumption.

    Real estate: Evaluating distances between properties and amenities such as schools, parks and shopping centers to assess their attractiveness and marketability.

     

Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides the number of API calls per month, there are no other limitations.

API Documentation

Endpoints


To use this endpoint, users must indicate the latitude and longitude of 2 points. They must also indicate the average unit (km or mi).



                                                                            
GET https://zylalabs.com/api/4138/distances+api/4998/measuring+distances
                                                                            
                                                                        

Measuring distances - Endpoint Features
Object Description
p1Lat [Required]
p1Long [Required]
p2Lat [Required]
p2Long [Required]
unit [Required]
Test Endpoint

API EXAMPLE RESPONSE

       
                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"data":{"distance":9857,"units":"kilometers"}}
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

Measuring distances - CODE SNIPPETS


curl --location --request GET 'https://zylalabs.com/api/4138/distances+api/4998/measuring+distances?p1Lat=41.902782&p1Long=12.496366&p2Lat=35.685013&p2Long=139.7514&unit=km' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 

    

API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the Distances API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.

Headers

Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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To use this API users must indicate the coordinates (latitude and longitude) of the 2 points.

The Distances API provides users with the ability to calculate distances between geographic points, such as addresses, coordinates or landmarks.

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Zyla provides a wide range of integration methods for almost all programming languages. You can use these codes to integrate with your project as you need.

The need for the Distances API can arise in a variety of scenarios where distances between geographic locations need to be calculated.

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