Anyone on the internet has an IP address. If you want to know where in the world a specific IP address is located this demo will show you how. The resolved location is a qualified guess based on the freely available dataset GeoLite2 from MaxMind and the precision is roughly at city level.
How can you use geo localization in your system?
If you are running a website knowing the geographical location of your visitors can interesting for several reasons:
- If your website delivers digital services to EU countries you will often need to calculate the VAT based on the country of the consumer. Apart from your customer's own claim IP localization can be an essential method to resolve the consumer country.
- General analysis and statistics on where your visitors and customers come from.
- An enhanced user experience.
Clondyke Software is very experienced in implementing geo localization in various systems and programming technologies (Java, PHP, Python). Would you like to know more? Then: