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Geolocation -It's Everywhere!

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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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    • 1. GEOLOCATION– PROJECT IT’S EVERYWHERE! DATE CLIENT SEP 26, 2010 MORRISS PARTEE, PODCAMP BOSTON5
    • 2. a brief background
    • 3. Global Positioning System (GPS) First made available for consumers on May 1, 2000
    • 4. using multi-billion dollar satellites to find tupperware hidden in the woods Geocaching
    • 5. Car Navigators (GPSr) I SAID TURN LEFT NOW! Relies on internal map, not connected to internet (until recently)
    • 6. 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
    • 7. 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
    • 8. Making the invisible visible QR Codes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLJue7bfBTE
    • 9. Making the invisible visible Augmented Reality http://michael-shirley.com/blog/2009/07/new-york-subway-augmented-reality-iphone-app/
    • 10. geolocation apps
    • 11. Brightkite One of the first social- geolocation apps for iPhone
    • 12. Sit or squat The first TRULY useful geolocation app
    • 13. Foursquare Reigning popularity champion Compete to become the mayor
    • 14. Gowalla Can only check-in when actually there Stunningly gorgeous icons shown with your updates
    • 15. Facebook Places NEW! As of LAST MONTH! 500 million people now have geolocation in their newsfeeds
    • 16. geolocation business ideas and start-ups
    • 17. Check in at your place of work Remind your friends about where you work
    • 18. Reward your mayors Mayorship at one location gets privileges at all locations (Boloco)
    • 19. Start-up businesses Topguest: Connecting your check- ins with your hotel reward program(s)
    • 20. Start-up businesses Topguest: Connecting your check- ins with your hotel reward program(s)
    • 21. Create a tour Reinforce that you have expert knowledge of your area
    • 22. What can YOU create? Geolocation is in its infancy.... Get creative!
    • 23. privacy and safety issues with geolocation
    • 24. 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,