Location-Based Services

Location-Based Services

Urban Engines: Public Transit app

In a civilized urban cities, it is always challenging task to optimize our time to travel with in the city. However, visualization of reliable...

Apple vs. Google – Mapping World War

Just over a month ago I've been writing that I feel in my guts that Apple is about to launch their own mapping solution. Two days later...

This Week in Location Based Marketing – Episode 57

"This Week in Location Based Marketing" is a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association and Untether.tv by Rob Woodbridge and Asif Khan. In the...

Foursquare Website Adds Venue Search By Price, Hours, And Check-ins

For sometime already Foursquare is slowly moving from check-in service to local-social discovery tool becoming more and more similar to Yelp. On Friday 4sq...

Business Intelligence Driven Through Real-Time Data and Social Maps

When faced with a power outage, the last thing I want to do is to figure out the customer service number of the Utility...

Geospatial video making!

How many times have we tried to create cool videos of our over complicated data on Google Earth and gave up not being able...

What can we learn from LBS market forecasts?

This year I've seen release of several LBS market reports and forecasts: - Berg Insight - Pyramid Research - Strategy Analytics - IE Market Research Corporation - ABI Research and other... of...

TED talks: How to fool a GPS

I found today this interesting TED talk by Todd Humphreys - the director of the University of Texas at Austin's Radionavigation Laboratory. He forecasts...

Wanna hack a drone? Possible with geo-location spoofing!

Geo-location or GPS spoofing can be seen as an attempt to deceive a GPS receiver by broadcasting a slightly more powerful signal than that received...

This app will let you track location of your Comcast technician

Interesting use case of location-based technologies. As part of the company's attempt to improve customer service Comcast announced a new features to their app that...

Nokia Parking Will Help You Find And Pay For A Spot

Earlier this year Nokia officially stated that Location-Based Services are its way to come back to game. What they did at Nokia was to...

Next big thing for drones is here!

History simply shows us that of all the awful things about wars, they do have one positive outcome - development of new technologies! As...

Nokia 3D World Gaze – hit or kitsch?

  Nokia Beta Labs Scientists released new Symbian application  called Nokia 3D World Gaze. It actually looks very cool but it seems to be another gadget app -...

New Pew Report – 28% of American adults use mobile and social location-based services.

According to the report published by Pwe Research Center on the 6th of September 2011 28% of American adults use mobile and social location-based...

Nokia – to be or not to be? Solution: Location!!!

Two days ago there was thrilling news announced - Nokia is planning to cut 10,000 jobs to return to profitability level. The cuts are...

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