Location-Based Services

Location-Based Services

Podcast: Best Practices on Creating a Successful Location Based Marketing Campaign

Today I found this interesting podcast from Inbound Now with a guest Aaron Strout - co-author of Location Based Marketing For Dummies. It's really...

Foursquare says its location data can predict Amazon, Walmart’s next acquisition

The battle of the biggest shopping haven in the United States is hotting up with both Amazon and Walmart on a buying spree of...

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......

Yes,where you gonna be in the next 24 hours possible to predict by the...

Sometimes ago I was discussing with some folks and nurturing this idea of carrying out a research on predicting where you gonna be in the shortest while by...

Amazon Kindle Fire 2 + GPS + Nokia Maps = Game Changer

At the beginning of August Barnes & Noble's tablet/e-book reader has been equipped with WiFi based navigation ForeverMaps 2 that is using Open Street...

“HERE” : The latest location experience from Nokia

Nokia rebrands its digital mapping and location services with a new name titled "HERE". HERE is no longer just an app, all of Nokia's...

GPS Loophole Could Allow Mass Smartphone Hacking

At last month's Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, University of Luxembourg researcher Ralf-Philipp Weimann demonstrated a security weakness related to GPS that...

The power of maps: Localising violence acts in South Africa

The motivation for launching a map of violence in South Africa are the upcoming elections that are suspect to become violent as service delivery...

NoiseTube – cool crowd-source noise mapping app

  Let's be honest, we live in a very loud world. Road traffic, construction sites, ambulances and other sounds create urban cacophony, which is not only a form...

Newest Geo APIs, All Looking Awesome!

Hi folks!,  I promised to always keep you posted on latest Geo-APIs  emerging in our evolving Geo-world. Here are some awesome new ones courtesy...

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...

Good news, Google launches walking direction-enabled Maps for about 44 African Countries: Now, the...

Google Lat Long blog says ''Google Maps for Africa gets better'', how better is this better?. Oh!, walking directions launched!. That sounds like a...

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...

Foursquare splits into two separate apps, will this big change save the service?

Last Thursday Foursquare surprised everyone announcing that it will be splitting its current location-based app into two separate services. The first one will stay...

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...

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