Under the scope of the Location Based Services (LBS) features, the GENIVI Alliance has standardized a search interface that provides access to the Point Of Interest (POI) databases. This API allows accessing as well as embedded database or additional databases, by a powerful mechanism based on connection to ContentAccessModule (CAM).

This API is one of the APIs of the LBS set of APIs, that also covered positioning, navigation-core, map-viewer and traffic-info features.

The so-called "Point Of Interest Proof Of Concept (POC)" demonstrates the main features of the API, based on some OSM (Open Street Map) content.

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