Use the OpenCage Geocoding API in Traccar
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 1: Sign up for an OpenCage account
If you already have an account then log in.
Step 2: Specify OpenCage in your Traccar configuration
Edit your Traccar configuration file to specify the following values:
<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>
Set the value of
to the two-letter language code of the language you
want results to appear in -
for 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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