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Location-aware app presentations at Mobile Monday Silicon Valley on 5/4/09.

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  • Location Aware App Demos May 4, 2009 #momosv
  • Skyhook Wireless Developer’s Program
  • About Skyhook Wireless • Founded in 2003, headquartered in Boston • $16.6 million in venture funding • Core Technology: XPS Hybrid Positioning System
  • XPS Hybrid Positioning System • Core Technology: Wi-Fi Positioning System • Fast, reliable performance indoors and in urban areas • Customers / Partners – Device Manufacturers – Chipsets – Developers – Websites
  • XPS Hybrid Positioning System We drive
  • Coverage 100m + APs / 400,000 + cell towers worldwide
  • Skyhook Developer’s Program • Skyhook SDK supports all major platforms – Mac OS X, Windows, Android, Symbian, Linux • Business Model – Always maps to the developer’s model – Ad Rev Share orLicensing Fee • Press
  • Rub2Grub by maximizes lunch times - with menus, connecting friends, and ordering
  • Elevator Pitch is a restaurant and local business direct marketing company Self-funded 2007 Consumer value: Focus on maximizing the lunch time of consumers — mainly office workers Arrange eat-outs through email, IM, Facebook and Twitter (patent pending) Group order for friends, and co-workers Announcing today: CrazyMenu iphone app (free) Order from 30,000 menus from iphone – NO ORDER FEE or COMMISIONS! Feed your restaurant activity or ask for suggestions from FB and twitter friends Restaurateur value: Reach consumers on web, facebook, hi5, and now iphone at NO COST Update menus and coupons online instantly NO COST Viral marketing via twitter and facebook NO COST 10 © Restaurant Breeze, Inc PROPRIETARY & CONFIDENTIAL
  • Rub – Order – Grub - Tweet Select randomly from restaurants near your location 11 © Restaurant Breeze, Inc PROPRIETARY & CONFIDENTIAL
  • Rub – Order – Grub - Tweet Search restaurants near you Setup to login to facebook and twitter 12 © Restaurant Breeze, Inc PROPRIETARY & CONFIDENTIAL
  • Phone-app hybrid enables many smaller restaurants to participate menu shortcuts for quick navigation call and order from menu 13 © Restaurant Breeze, Inc PROPRIETARY & CONFIDENTIAL
  • Get suggestion or arrange with friends through facebook and twitter Use feed generator and customize text via keyboard to quickly update status Minimize typing by users for better user experience 14 © Restaurant Breeze, Inc PROPRIETARY & CONFIDENTIAL
  • Menu and coupon builder system – live today Easily add menus and coupons and make it instantly available – NO COST 15 © Restaurant Breeze, Inc PROPRIETARY & CONFIDENTIAL
  • Final thoughts Our goal is to revolutionize restaurant business and become a disruptive business Crazymenu iphone application will be available 2nd or 3rd week of May Crazymenu screencast: Application built by mobile-breeze. Let me know if you are looking for iphone developers 16 © Restaurant Breeze, Inc PROPRIETARY & CONFIDENTIAL
  • Voila by Crist Drive Crist Drive is passionate group of people that want to make great location-aware iPhone applications.
  • Welcome to Mathieu Thouvenin Founder 18
  • Who are we? • Myself, with Victor and Bastien • Lots of passion and hard work • Clean and polished apps 19
  • Voilà! • Our debut app • 99¢ • Share your location with friends • BYOA: Use the accounts you already have! 20
  • Services used • Skyhook • Yahoo! Maps • Yahoo! Fire Eagle • Twitter • Google App Engine and Flickr 21
  • What’s next? • Facebook Connect • iPhone OS 3.0 ➜ Voilà 2.0 • Feedback ? 22
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  • Seek ‘n Spell by Retronyms We design and build creative software products for mobile devices.
  • Who • 2 years old. • 4 Products. • Work for hire. • Consumer audio and music software.
  • • You might know our iPhone products. • Recorder. Simple voice recorder. • FourTrack. Musician’s scratchpad.
  • •Our first location-based game. •GPS as game input device.
  • • Video game mechanics layered on open spaces. • Game data layered on open spaces. • Game lobby as a position.
  • Challenges and Solutions • Accuracy • Multiplayer • Network
  • Wertago The city’s nightlife in the palm of your hand.
  • The City’s Nightlife in the Palm of Your Hand
  • Currently team of 4  Formed in Jan 2008 to compete in Android  Developer Challenge Available on Android and web  iPhone in development 
  • Location-based search for  both venues and people Social network with  messaging Rating system optimized for  nightlife
  • Free app  Advertising from ad  networks and directly from venues
  • Wertago
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  • Recently released web app  ( iPhone version soon!  International expansion  Wertago
  • Geoterrestrial GeoGroups: An end-to-end solution for sharing and selling mappable data.
  • geoterrestrial GEOGROUPS Raghav Gupta 05/04/2009
  • Founder Background · ex eBay scientist · Invented, designed and built eBay’s Relevance Search Engine/Best Match · Distance Search Algorithm · Related Searches · 13 patents filed GeoTerrestrial, Inc 05/04/2009
  • The Answer · Sticky Mobile App · Master App For All Offline/Online Location Needs · Runs in Background · Monetizable GeoTerrestrial, Inc 05/04/2009
  • GeoGroups GPSToday · Social Mapping · My Location · Location Sharing · Directions · Inbox/Feed · Local Search · Nearest/Recent · Live Map Activity · GeoWeather · Trip Sharing · Centralized Content · GeoLogger Dissemination · GeoMail · Desktop Website · GeoTagger · Full Featured · Always AJAX/JSON API Current
  • Layered Data Sets · Address Book Contacts · Local Search Results · Collaborative Map Posts · Shared User Locations · Directions · Weather · Trip Logs · Ads GeoTerrestrial, Inc 05/04/2009
  • Public Groups  Join groups matching interest, create new groups  Permission may be required from group owner  Payment may be required for access to content Private Groups  Self/friends/family/other  Organizationally owned to manage/track corporate assets/employees GeoTerrestrial, Inc 05/04/2009
  • Group Information  View/Join a Group  Manage subscribers/permissions GeoTerrestrial, Inc 05/04/2009
  • My Groups  Content Always Current On Map  Notifications Delivered To Device Home Screen GeoTerrestrial, Inc 05/04/2009
  • Money • Paid Groups – Any content owner can create a paid group and set price. e.g ‘foreclosures’. GeoTerrestrial gets a cut. • Group Advertising – Highly targeted placement. e.g fishing products ads in the “fishing spots” group. Group owners can be given a cut to incentivise group maintenance and quality. • Corporate Hosting – Small companies world-wide can set-up private employee and assets tracking system without any customization/infrastructure invesment. GeoTerrestrial, Inc 05/04/2009
  • Next Steps • iPhone/Blackberry/Android GeoTerrestrial, Inc 05/04/2009
  • HearPlanet Your location-aware audio guide to the world.
  • What are the stories of the things around me?
  • ideal solution •portable •doesn’t require stopping •random access •geo-location •currency, variety, depth •fun
  • need to insert here from download:
  • started development: ‘08 launched: January 2009
  • < 4 months 450,000+ downloads
  • 250,000 places maps featured content
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  • Life360 Small programming team focused on fun, smart, practical mobile applications.
  • An OnStar for your family’s everyday life Contact: Chris Hulls, CEO |(415) 462-0002 x706
  • annoy, frustrate, andscareus a lot of things What if Amy gets lost at Disneyland? Dad just got in a car accident We aren’t prepared for an earthquake Why was that guy following me Jon missed cu Damn… I left my backpack at the ballpark
  • A lot of products out there solve these “what ifs” Family Safety
  • The market verticals are damn big $20bn $2bn $15bn Family Safety $2bn $30bn
  • We bring these services under one roof Family Safety
  • With Life360 tools you can do things like… • Track your family and pets on a map • Recover lost items, like your phone • Protect your credit and identity • Send messages even when infrastructure fails • Get a web enabled child or medical ID
  • Users pick and choose from a variety of tools they can manage in an iGoogle style interface. All tools integrate…so you can do things like track your dog and your kids on the same map
  • Company Summary • Initial tools in beta, public rollout later in the year • iPhone teaser app launching now • Privately funded, currently raising $500K bridge Android Developer Challenge 2 The Life360 team is now recruiting…
  • Thanks! Chris Hulls (415) 462-0002
  • CarrrMatey by Lionebra Studios Small programming team focused on fun, smart, practical mobile applications.
  • lion-e-bra [lie-o-nee-bruh] -noun mythical animal hybrid: half lion, half zebra
  • Lionebra Studios Mobile Applications Started in Sept. 2008 Based in San Francisco Self-Funded
  • Business Model Step 1: Step 2: Step 3: Build Popula ? Profit r App
  • Parking application with a mild pirate theme. Available on Android Market now Coming to iPhone App Store soon
  • What does Carrr Matey offer? Remembers exactly where you parked Guides you back to your vehicle (even in parking lots) Helps avoid parking tickets using built-in timer
  • Carrr Matey Features Map View Compass View Parking Timer Stored Parking Locations
  • Map View Shows your current location in relation to your car.
  • Parking Timer Alerts you via alarm and vibration.
  • Compass View Guides you to your vehicle in off-road areas.
  • Recent Locations Stores your last 5 parking locations.
  • With Skyhook Wireless
  • Thank You