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Location Based Network Presentation

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I have presented on the topic of Location Based Services or LBS, locally and this is the slides from the presentation.

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Location Based Network Presentation

  1. 1. Location location location
  2. 2. Location based • First found via cell tower triangulation • First device: Palm VII in 1999 • First apps using LBS: weather.com & traffictouch • First uses of GPS: Loopt, Fire Eagle & Brightkite
  3. 3. Merchants beware • Google search Blah blah blah • Reviews • Custom placemarks • User created venues
  4. 4. Custom placemarks (Made by me and not actual check ins)
  5. 5. Custom placemarks (Made by me and not actual check ins)
  6. 6. Custom placemarks (Made by me and not actual check ins)
  7. 7. Merchant partnership
  8. 8. Get Customers Coupons/promos/interaction benefits for you as well
  9. 9. • Getting to know you....
  10. 10. multiple check in possibilities • gowalla-trips • foursquare check-ins • brightkite wall • whrrl story
  11. 11. Gowalla trips • User created spots to check in that make a complete trip or story • Excellent for tourism or scavenger hunts
  12. 12. Foursquare custom checkins • Swarm badge • Mayor rewards
  13. 13. Brightkite wall • search term and location • include twitter term • continually updates • pictures and updates
  14. 14. you can make recommendations, suggest societies and make a photo story of any location or event
  15. 15. Facebook Places
  16. 16. map to location
  17. 17. places can connect to fan pages
  18. 18. Safety issues
  19. 19. ALWAYS Check your settings What is a friend?
  20. 20. Keys to safety • Turn location services off • Educate yourself and use privacy settings • Careful with share to Twitter/Facebook • Don't set exact home location • Be judicious!
  21. 21. Thank you For being here

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