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Geoweb - because location matters

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A summary of technologies that make the Geoweb - or better - help contributing location tagged information. Tailored to bloggers.

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Geoweb - because location matters

  1. 1. Geoweb because location matters Cédric Hüsler BlogCamp Switzerland Photo by hira3 Zürich - October 2007
  2. 2. BA SI + HTML C S + Links Web
  3. 3. + Web BA SI C S + Feed (RSS, Atom) + Comment + Trackback + Ping Blogging
  4. 4. + Web + Map + GeoRSS + GeoTag (μF, ICBM, ..) + KML/GML GeoWeb 0 .5
  5. 5. 47.37633977916201 8.547770977020264 Don’t Shoot! Photo by Antti
  6. 6. InterContinental Ballistic Missile <meta name=quot;ICBMquot; content=quot;47.566, 7.588quot; /> add geo context to a web page by providing coordinates (aka GeoURL) Blog Map
  7. 7. keep talking... Photo by NASA
  8. 8. GeoRSS <rss> <channel> <georss:point>47.4152 8.5519</georss:point> <item> <georss:point>48.135 11.5490</georss:point> </item> </channel> </rss> 3 encodings: W3C Geo | Simple | GML Profile Note to self: show Flickr, Plazes, Blog
  9. 9. Plug-in WordPress and MovableType: GeoPress Photo by a geo blogger Ben Harris-Roxas
  10. 10. Geo Tag <div class=quot;geoquot;> <abbr class=quot;latitudequot; title=quot;47.566quot;>N 47° 56.6</abbr> <abbr class=quot;longitudequot; title=quot;7.588quot;>E 7° 58.8</abbr> </div> Used in Microformats: adr and hCard ...... hCalendar Note to self: show Operator, Map Extension
  11. 11. KML Keyhole Markup Language GML Geography Markup Language
  12. 12. Geoweb Search Add your GeoRSS or KML into the sitemap.xml Ranking? Determine location from text (when no coordinates are present)?
  13. 13. Location-aware Tools Points > Polygon Photo by Dom Dada
  14. 14. ot it? G That’s it Slides on: keepthebyte.ch Links on: del.icio.us/keepthebyte/geoweb

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