Connect people to places, with the ease of built-in UI widgets and the efficiency of a native app.
Use the Google Play services location APIs in your app to get the current location, get periodic location updates, and look up addresses.
Places - detailed information about 100 million places across a wide range of categories, from the same database as Google Maps and Google+.
Getting the Last Known Location - retrieve the last known location of an Android device, which is usually equivalent to the user's current location.
Receiving Location Updates - request and receive periodic location updates.
Displaying a Location Address - convert a location's latitude and longitude into an address (reverse geocoding).
Creating and Monitoring Geofences - define one or more geographic areas as locations of interest, called geofences, and detect when the user is close to or inside a geofence.
Place Picker - Add the easy-to-use, built-in place picker UI widget to your app, so users can choose from a set of nearby places displayed on a map. Autocomplete Offer your users the power of predictive autocomplete for places, with a user experience similar to the Google search box.