Overview

A Geo Location record is an NDEF record that is used to display a geographic point in a mapping application on the device. The geo location is defined in terms of latitude and longitude.

Record Data

The GoToTags NFC software represents Geo Location records with the following attributes.

ATTRIBUTEREQUIREDDESCRIPTIONEXAMPLE
LatitudeYesThe latitude in decimal format.45.3215
LongitudeYesThe longitude in decimal format.-122.2354
Examples
[{"Latitude":"44.5687","Longitude":"-122.2548","RecordType":"Geo"}]

NFC Encoder Software

The GoToTags NFC Encoder software can encode Geo Location records onto NFC tags by providing the encoding data on the “Custom Tags” worksheet in the NFC tags encoding file. Enter the full JSON representation of the record in the “Records” column.

Windows App

The GoToTags Windows App can easily create Geo Location records.

Behavior

The Geo Location record type is not yet well supported across NFC enabled operating systems.