GeoClue
Andrew Turner - ajturner@highearthorbit.com
        Henri Bergius - bergie@iki.fi
open
State of the Mobile LBS
What’s Changed
Open Mobile Devices
GeoData Standards
Community
Understanding
  Thanks Google?
Neogeography
GeoStack
OpenSearch -Geo
http://search.org?q={searchTerm}
        &lat={geo:lat}&lon={geo:lon}
OpenSearch-Geo
                              http://maps.google.com/maps?near=43.3+-0.03
                                 ...
Location
GPS
GSM
WiFi
IP Address
Proximity
User Tracking
But why is it so hard?
GeoClue

  Provide a system service that applications
can use to become geo-aware. Make reading
   and writing geographica...
Architecture
MaemoBlog
MaemoMapper
GeoRSS2POI
MaemoSurveyor
More Examples
• quot;I am in Helsinkiquot;
• quot;Joe is in Parisquot;
• quot;It's 4am where Mike is, you might be waking
...
Mapnik-based vector
  navigation app?
Participate


• #geoclue - irc.gnome.org
• http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/
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GeoClue - State of the Map 2007

  1. 1. GeoClue Andrew Turner - ajturner@highearthorbit.com Henri Bergius - bergie@iki.fi
  2. 2. open State of the Mobile LBS
  3. 3. What’s Changed
  4. 4. Open Mobile Devices
  5. 5. GeoData Standards
  6. 6. Community Understanding Thanks Google?
  7. 7. Neogeography
  8. 8. GeoStack
  9. 9. OpenSearch -Geo http://search.org?q={searchTerm} &lat={geo:lat}&lon={geo:lon}
  10. 10. OpenSearch-Geo http://maps.google.com/maps?near=43.3+-0.03 http://local.yahoo.com/?csz=43.3,-0.03 http://upcoming.org/search?lat=43.3&lon=-0.03 http://api.flickr.com/services/photos_public.gne?bbox=-0.03,43.3, -0.04,43.4 http://mapufacture.com/search?lat=43.3&lon=-0.03 lat={geo:lat}&lon={geo:lon}&radius={geo:radius} bbox={geo:box} where={geo:locationString} area={geo:polygon}
  11. 11. Location
  12. 12. GPS
  13. 13. GSM
  14. 14. WiFi
  15. 15. IP Address
  16. 16. Proximity
  17. 17. User Tracking
  18. 18. But why is it so hard?
  19. 19. GeoClue Provide a system service that applications can use to become geo-aware. Make reading and writing geographical information as simple and easy as time or date.
  20. 20. Architecture
  21. 21. MaemoBlog
  22. 22. MaemoMapper
  23. 23. GeoRSS2POI
  24. 24. MaemoSurveyor
  25. 25. More Examples • quot;I am in Helsinkiquot; • quot;Joe is in Parisquot; • quot;It's 4am where Mike is, you might be waking him up with this stupid message you are writing!quot; • quot;Looks like you are going to be in London when there is the rubber duck sale!quot; • quot;Where is the file I got from Steve while I was in Boston Summit last october??quot;
  26. 26. Mapnik-based vector navigation app?
  27. 27. Participate • #geoclue - irc.gnome.org • http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/ GeoClue

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