Earlier this week I was talking to a group of travel journalists and demonstrated wikitude, one of the hottest applications available for the new Android powered G-1 phone. Wikitude uses the GPS, Digital Compass and camera on the G-1 to deliver one of the first really practical augmented reality applications, excellent for travel and tourism […]
So the results are in for the Android Developer Challenge and is amazing to see how many of the nearly fifty winning entiries can be described as some form of LBS application. As we have always thought location is a key component to the mobile applications of the future. The example here eco2go, is an […]
From the Wired blog a demo of Enkin; still a work in progress, but potentially this is the LBS interface of the future.. Enkin from Enkin on Vimeo. Written and Submitted from the Google Office, London.
We can expect to see numerous stories from Barcelona this week as the The Mobile World Congress 3GSM as was takes place, and is the focus of much of the industry interest. As we all increasingly access the network online, shows like this are becoming more important, the battleground for market share is moving from […]
So maybe now Mr Balmer is reconsidering his comments of last week.. For me and my interest in geographic information the key detail about the Android SDK is the LBS component, and where is appears in the whole android stack. I have often argued that LBS would only really make sense as an underlining infrastructure […]