Newest Geo-Spatial APIs

I promised to always  keep you updated on the evolving Geo-APIs  emerging in our Geo-world. Here are some newest ones courtesy of Programmable Web.  European Alien Species Information Network...

Apple’s mapping puzzles

What will Apple do with its $97.6bn reserves? Maybe their own mapping solution... From couple of years Apple started collecting pieces of a perfect mapping...

Yosemite Park using GPS to track bears to prevent dangerous run-ins

Every year over 4 million guests visit Yosemite National Park hoping to get close to nature. But sometimes, nature can get a little too close......

Must have Drone Apps for every Drone Pilot

The utility of Drones has evolved from scientific purpose to commercial purpose, augmenting its interference with commoners day by day. Drones are being used...

Valarm: “might make” towards “makes”

Technological development “might make” this happen. If you want to rewrite the sentence,   Valarm “makes” this happen, here is a hint; a story you...
Google Maps Brain Cognitive Mental Map

Google will add our mental maps as a layer to Google Maps

How do we navigate from A to B without GPS? How did we do it in the pre-GPS era? 15 years ago to avoid...

Location Based Ads: What is the magic distance for success ?

Location-based ad campaigns have been THE thing doing the rounds in marketing. There have been numerous reports that have highlighted the power of location...

Notify Nearby launches location-based coupon app for fashion lovers

The problem with most of the location-based coupon apps is that you get a lot of irrelevant notifications about stores you'd never enter. A...

Google Maps Live Traffic adds 130 new cities around the world.

Google has unleashed another update for Google Maps. They are trying hardly to attract users before release of iOS6 with new Apple Mapping service....

Google Maps Coordinate – new project to spatially coordinate your employees

Google Enterprise has launched a new tool to spatially geographically coordinate your employees. It's simple concept that is used for ages all around the...

Hudway App Turns Google Maps Into Windshield Head-up Display

I'm always searching for cool ideas that enhance user experience of location-based apps. This time Russian start-up decided to create an app which turns...

International Space Apps Challenge: The Space Science Hackathon!

Space Agencies across the world are working on some incredible projects be it India's Mars Mission or ESA's Comet Chasing Spacecraft or NASA's Internet...

Location-Based Campaign to Hijack Customers From Competition

Definitely one of the best location-based marketing campaigns of 2012. Guatemalan shoe store Meat Pack launched an app called 'Hijack' to pinch customers from...

Google Eddystone: What does the iBeacon Rival mean for next-gen Location based apps

Bluetooth beacons represent the next step in indoor positioning and are part of the larger Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure. Using low-powered Bluetooth Beacons...

Quickly Create Your Own Virtual-Reality-Game App on Google Earth With Smarturbia

Sometimes ago I wrote about YoubeQ, a 3D social network platform that runs inside of Google Earth via a plugin. This time, the same...

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