There are two versions of the Internet Protocol (IP): IP version 4 and IP version 6. Each version defines an IP address differently. Because of its prevalence, the generic term IP address typically still refers to the addresses defined by IPv4. The gap in version sequence between IPv4 and IPv6 resulted from the assignment of number 5 to the experimental Internet Stream Protocol in 1979, which was never referred to as IPv5.
Internet Protocol Geolocation is a term used to describe the capability to detect and record where you and other people are located, and to use the information to enhance the desktop using an Internet-connected computer or device. Geolocation information can be obtained in a number of ways including data bout a user's IP address, MAC address, RFID, Wi-Fi connection location, or GPS coordinates. If you can find out the IP address of an Internet device, you can get the approximate location what part of the world the device is, by using our IP Lookup tool.