The Geospatial Web (aka the GeoWeb) is a rapidly evolving Web 2.0 market of innovative data and software applications--including location-based services, social software, and even augmented reality--for both the web and mobile devices. Propelled by the new location-aware iPhone, the GeoWeb is hurtling into the mainstream. This special issue lays out the new generation of geo products and services, identify the major players, and show how your business can leverage the power of Where 2.0.Passive data collection captures user actions and behaviors to infer intent and interest. ... to acquire Tele Atlas, a move that combines the traditional, manual method of collecting data with the Where 2.0 method of collecting user-generated geodata. Similarly, Nokia has purchased the other major data provider, NAVTEQ.
|Author||:||Jimmy Guterman Ed.|
|Publisher||:||"O'Reilly Media, Inc." - 2009-06-30|