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This presentation is adapted for PodCamp Boston 5 on September 26, 2010.

This presentation is adapted for PodCamp Boston 5 on September 26, 2010.

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Geolocation -It's Everywhere! Geolocation -It's Everywhere! Presentation Transcript

  • GEOLOCATION– PROJECT IT’S EVERYWHERE! DATE CLIENT SEP 26, 2010 MORRISS PARTEE, PODCAMP BOSTON5
  • a brief background
  • Global Positioning System (GPS) First made available for consumers on May 1, 2000
  • using multi-billion dollar satellites to find tupperware hidden in the woods Geocaching
  • Car Navigators (GPSr) I SAID TURN LEFT NOW! Relies on internal map, not connected to internet (until recently)
  • iPhones For the first time, you and your location can be connected to the internet, instead of relying on the unit’s internal maps Contextual and social
  • World 2.0 The vast information of the web is now tied to PLACE Through geolocation and social media, anyone can “see” things previously invisible
  • Making the invisible visible QR Codes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLJue7bfBTE
  • Making the invisible visible Augmented Reality http://michael-shirley.com/blog/2009/07/new-york-subway-augmented-reality-iphone-app/
  • geolocation apps
  • Brightkite One of the first social- geolocation apps for iPhone
  • Sit or squat The first TRULY useful geolocation app
  • Foursquare Reigning popularity champion Compete to become the mayor
  • Gowalla Can only check-in when actually there Stunningly gorgeous icons shown with your updates
  • Facebook Places NEW! As of LAST MONTH! 500 million people now have geolocation in their newsfeeds
  • geolocation business ideas and start-ups
  • Check in at your place of work Remind your friends about where you work
  • Reward your mayors Mayorship at one location gets privileges at all locations (Boloco)
  • Start-up businesses Topguest: Connecting your check- ins with your hotel reward program(s)
  • Start-up businesses Topguest: Connecting your check- ins with your hotel reward program(s)
  • Create a tour Reinforce that you have expert knowledge of your area
  • What can YOU create? Geolocation is in its infancy.... Get creative!
  • privacy and safety issues with geolocation
  • Social Media/Networking Morriss Partee Chief Experience Officer EverythingCU.com morriss@everythingcu.com 413·535·0621 http://everythingcu.wordpress.com Friend me on Facebook, Twitter,