A gift from Foursquare to you in the form of the Best of for 2013 — More than 40 million people have used Foursquare to check in more than 4.5 billion times. Through those check-ins, we’ve learned a lot. That data, along with your tips, likes, and more, helped us come up with lists of the best places around the world, as chosen by all of you. It’s a series of city guides like no other.SHARE
Something very awesome for you IFTTT fans, a new location trigger that you cook into your recipes thanks to LIFTTT. This via theNextWeb… Visual Candy, the developer behind auto-Foursquare app Uber Checkin, has released a new app for tracking your location, this time through automation service IFTTT.
The OpenWeatherMap service provides free weather data and forecast API suitable for any cartographic services like web and smartphones applications. Ideology is inspired by OpenStreetMap and Wikipedia that make information free and available for everybody. OpenWeatherMap provides wide range of weather data such as map with current weather, week forecast, precipitation, wind, clouds, data from weather Stations and many others. Weather data is received from global Meteorological broadcast services and more than 40 000 weather stations.SHARE
Increasing your web presence and social media footprint has never been more urgent. Whether you’re just starting a business or trying to make an existing one more accessible and appealing to customers, now is the time to dump the fax machine, jump on SEO, and avoid extinction. Take a look at the Diffusion of Innovation bell curve. Continue ReadingSHARE
Existing GPS technologies have been enhanced by scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego to develop new systems for California and elsewhere to provide warning of hazards such as earthquakes, tsunamis and extreme weather events. Continue Reading
This story from Supergeo describes how we help Chiayi City Government, Taiwan develop a GIS website and iOS GIS apps to promote the local tourism industry. These GIS tools are served as excellent introductions to the local traditional culture – additionally, smart phone Apps are developed and built to import human resource education, construction of aesthetics for life space, new technologies and creative marketing methods for increasing job opportunities in Chiayi and stimulating local economy.SHARE
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Retail Solutions, Inc., has made its Gimbal™ proximity beacons commercially available as part of the Gimbal context aware, proximity platform. Gimbal proximity beacons, available in two models, are accurate down to one foot and work indoors and outdoors.SHARE
RESTON, Va., Dec. 5, 2013 — Ekahau Inc., the high-performance leader in Real-Time Location Systems (RFID-over-Wi-Fi™) announced today the implementation of Ekahau RTLS in the Skovhuset Elderly Care Apartment Center in Hillerod, Denmark. Skovhuset ensures the safety of its elderly residents and helps caregivers respond to emergencies quickly and efficiently by using Ekahau’s Wi-Fi-based, active RFID badges and location tracking, mapping and messaging software.SHARE