I will say: we stopped counting in 2010, today we estimate there are over 50k
Not sure I would use the word “traditional” that usually means over a much longer period of time than 3 years. Maybe “Current”
location helps you find things around you. starbucks, local weather, restaurants.
Stylecaster shows outfits based on weather, iamtpain shows vocal recordings made by other users based on location, priceline shows hotels you can book nearby
Sharing reciples, photos, competing with people around you
Should I add evernote?
Similar to foodspotting
Future of location
Skyhook mo mo beijing
Skyhook Overview <ul><li>Skyhook’s location system combines signals from Wi-Fi, GPS and cell towers to quickly and accurately determine device location </li></ul><ul><li>Deployed on almost 100m devices, 200m location requests / day </li></ul><ul><li>Database of hundreds of millions of Wi-Fi access points, and millions of cellIDs </li></ul>Skyhook’s Wi-Fi coverage in Beijing
Core Engine SDK <ul><li>Core Engine SDK available on platforms like Android, Symbian, Windows Mobile </li></ul><ul><li>Apps using Skyhook SDK include: </li></ul>