You may have missed this one unless you happen to be following the activities out of this year’s FOSS4G in Minneapolis. OpenGeo has announced the release (Beta) of an interesting analytics tool billed as MapMeter. Simply put, Mapmeter sits on top of GeoServer, either within the OpenGeo Suite or standalone, and makes it possible for organizations to monitor production geospatial deployments. Some of the tasks users can accomplish with MapMeter include:
Archives for May 29, 2013
It’s always enjoyable viewing the history of cool technology, in particular via some awesome graphics and infographics. Here’s a nice visualization (with some glaring omissions though!) that reveals the history of the smartphone, from the creation of AT&T wireless, the introduction of the Blackberry smartphone, the rise of Symbian OS, and finally to the explosive growth of iOS and Android devices. See more from the source
Please note, of particular interest and brought to my attention by a reader, what about the contributions of Nokia?? Nokia was for many years the leading supplier and provider of smartphones and was by far, THE leader in the smartphone ecosystem, paving the way for iPhone, Android and others… to not mention Nokia in any way in these graphics is a massive fail on the part of the author.