Nokia has announced details of a planned event to coincide with the 2010 Mobile World Congress (MWC) taking place in Barcelona. As an alternative to the noise and crowds at Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, invited guests can relax on comfy sofas, enjoy delicious food and drinks as they discuss the industry and network with their peers — all courtesy of Nokia. Save the date – Feb 15-16, 2010 – More Details HERE
Archives for December 22, 2009
It’s tough to keep up with all the activity on Twitter… so, here’s a few of our favorite Geo tweets from the past couple of days. To have your tweets considered for listing here you’ll need to follow the editor on Twitter @gletham.
- @googleearthblog – Going for gold with Google Earth: The 2010 Winter Games are just around the corner
- @mashable – 9 Great Document Collaboration Tools for Teams
- @DonMeltz – RT @GEOpdx: 10 Stupid Things Entrepreneurs Do To Mess Up Their Businesses
- @alylawson – Join #esri at the Society for Conservation GIS (SCGIS) Conference in summer 2010. Lengthen your SoCal trip for UC
- @NN4D – Bing Maps API Now with StreetSide Panoramas
- @Taliesn – RT @paulblaser: Google ads Spatial and Attribute Searches in Google Maps Data API
MASS users have been treated to a Web-based map that allows the public to view the latest information about federal stimulus American Recovery and Reinvestment Act transportation projects. The transportation project map allows the public to see recovery projects sorted by county, planning region and Congressional district, in addition to the project-by-project view available on previous maps. To view the interactive project map, visit the MassDOT Recovery and Reinvestment Web site at: www.mass.gov/massdot/recovery.
For Developers… MassDOT Developers Page launched earlier this year is the one-stop location for transportation data across the state: www.mass.gov/massdot/developers. Using the data provided by MassDOT and the MBTA, third-party developers are creating useful apps and scheduling tools for transit riders and transportation users that vastly improve customer service at no cost to the state. (Source: MetroWest Daily News)
Interesting as I was just thinking that things have been pretty quiet from Brightkite recently… in all honesty, I was thinking that the Brightkite users had chilled out a bit as well, having not seen much activity from my Brightkite connections. Just today the company has announced that they are using the Laya Augmented Reality (AR) browser to add mobile advertising to the Brightkite experience. Seems that Best Buy is the first client to jump on board as iPhone and Android mobile device users can use the app to view notes ,sales, and other interesting items via the application – see more on the Brightkite blog
There’s no doubt that when it comes to social and location there’s an app for that! The following video shows just a snippet of the myriad of things one can do with social location aware apps on the iPhone 3G S… enjoy!