Solutions and common use cases for powering realtime location tracking and streaming for live maps

Realtime Geolocation, Geofencing and Mapping

Track, stream, and publish realtime location data for live-updating maps

How PubNub Powers Realtime Maps and Geolocation

With PubNub, implementing beautiful, live-updating maps that work at any scale is a snap. Whether it’s for transportation, dispatching, car services, or something else, PubNub has you covered.

Realtime Communication
Realtime Communication
Publish/Subscribe messaging with under 250ms latency worldwide.
Maps and Geolocation
Maps and Geolocation
Track, monitor, and stream vehicle/device location on live-updating maps.
Trigger Actions
Trigger Actions
Trigger actions and events based on proximity.
Realtime Dispatch
Realtime Dispatch
Dispatch vehicle in realtime on command or automatically based on proximity.
Cross-platform APIs
Cross-platform APIs
SDKs for MapBox, Google Maps, MapKit for web, mobile, and embedded IoT

Getting Started with Realtime Geolocation Apps

Building a realtime map with the PubNub API is as easy as:

1
Check out our basic Publish/Subscribe tutorial and see how the API works.
2
Sign up for a Pubnub account and get your keys. Our sandbox tier is free, so test away!
3
Download the SDK in the language of your choice ( we have 70+ )
4
Check out one of our full tutorials, or head over to the docs and build your app from scratch.

Resources for Building Realtime Maps and Geolocation Apps

Realtime, Reliable Maps Using PubNub

Realtime Maps
Realtime Maps and Dispatch
Maps, Dispatch and Alerts
Realtime Dispatch
Realtime Emergency Response
Virtual Mapping

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