The address parser and address standardizer, are part of the Gisgraphy project (free open source worldwide geocoder). Address parsing is the process of dividing a single address string into its individual component parts. Please visit [http://www.address-parser.net](http://www.address-parser.net) for more details
The full text service allows you to search for features / places / street and do autocompletion . you can : Specify one or more words search on part of the name (auto completion / suggestion) Search for text or zip code Specify a GPS restriction (promote nearest, not sorted but has an impact on the score), Limit the results to a specific Language, Country, place type, Paginate the results, Specify the output verbosity, Tells if you want the output to be indented, Tells that all words are required or not, The search is case insensitive, use synonyms (Saint/st, ..), separator characters stripping, ...
The Gisgraphy geocoding service allows you to transform postal addresses or other descriptions (a street, a city, a postal code, a country, or a combination) of a location into a (latitude, longitude) coordinate.
The geolocalisation service allows to search for features around a earth location. you can Specify GPS position, Limit the results to a specific place type (e.g : search all monuments around a point), Limit the results to a specified radius, Paginate the results, Tells if you want the output to be indented (currently, applies only for XML, not JSON for performance reasons. May change in next version)
The street service allows you to search for street by GPS position. You can : Specify GPS position, Give the beginning or a part of the name of the street (useful for autocompletion), Limit search to a specific type (e.g : Pedestrian, highway, residential, ... 25 types available), Limit search to a specified radius, Limit search to one way streets,