Is around 5 years ?? Well I would estimate that is the case from the imminent closure of Plazes, one of the earliest Location Sharing applications developed back in 2004. I used Plazes on and off for a few years starting on my first real smartphone the Nokia N95 and for a while it powered […]
Discount for the LBS Summit Europe 2012
I am once again speaking at the LBS summit in Amsterdam this year. The conference is the closest Europe gets to something like the Where conference, and is the must attend conference for the location and mobile marketing industry. There’ll be lots of in-depth discussion, interesting debate and great networking opportunities with over 150 senior […]
My Location Business Summit Slides
If your follow my twitter stream you may well have picked up on posts with the #locbiz tag, highlighting the Location Business Summit in Amsterdam. This I think is the closest Europe gets to the Where 2.0 conference and once again was an illuminating event, with some great talks by Nokia, Vodafone, SimpleGeo, Gowalla etc. Congratulations to […]
Last week location tracking almost hit the mainstream following Pete Walden’s presentation at the Where 2.0 conference, organised by O’Reilly who where also key in promoting the story.. Both Gary at www.vicchi.org and Peter at geothought.blogspot.com offer a more nuanced and thoughtful commentary than the near hysterical reactions of the blogosphere and tech press. At worst […]
LBS Are we there yet ?
Last week I presented at the “Location Business” summit in Amsterdam, and it was interesting to reflect on just how far the LBS market has developed over the years. One of the points I made was that we are on familiar ground, it seems every year since about 2001 has been the “year of location”, […]