Use the OpenCage Geocoding API in Traccar
Background:Traccar is a popular open source vehicle tracking platform that can be used with many different GPS devices In this tutorial we show how to configure Traccar to use the OpenCage Geocoding API to turn device coordinates collected by Traccar into useful location information (addresses, roads, etc)
Step 2: SpecifyOpenCage in your Traccar configuration
Edit your Traccar configuration file to specify the following values:
Set the value of
<entry key='geocoder.enable'>true</entry> <entry key='geocoder.type'>opencage</entry> <entry key='geocoder.key'>YOUR-API-KEY</entry> <entry key='geocoder.format'>%f</entry> <entry key='geocoder.language'>en</entry>
geocoder.languageto the two-letter language code of the language you want results to appear in -
enfor English in the example configuration above), though please note that this configuration is only available in versions of Traccar released after March of 2022. In earlier versions Traccar will always default to English.
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