Forward Geocoder on AWS Marketplace Developer's Guide

What is the Forward Geocoder on AWS Marketplace?

Forward Geocoder on AWS Marketplace is a web API that offers geocoding and landmark geocoding services.

Geocoding

Geocoding matches an address to its correct location on the map. Applications submit addresses or a search string containing partial address information. The result is either a single record exactly matching the input, or a set of records ranked by relevance when the input is ambiguous or the input cannot be found on the map in the requested detail.

Landmark Geocoding

Landmark geocoding is a combination of geocoding and landmark search. It supports search for airports, well known landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower or landmarks classified as nationally important. The result is a list of ranked locations including street addresses, administrative areas, or landmarks.