The Geospatial Web (aka the GeoWeb) is a rapidly evolving Web 2.0 market of innovative data and software applications--including location-based services, social software, and even augmented reality--for both the web and mobile devices. Propelled by the new location-aware iPhone, the GeoWeb is hurtling into the mainstream. This special issue lays out the new generation of geo products and services, identify the major players, and show how your business can leverage the power of Where 2.0.MapQuest http://mapguest.com and other mapping systems historically have provided mechanisms for users to contribute ... Subsequently, Dash can update its own data and forward the new route information to data collection companies like Tele Atlas that can then update databases. ... TomTom chose to acquire Tele Atlas, a move that combines the traditional, manual method of collecting data with theanbsp;...
|Author||:||Jimmy Guterman Ed.|
|Publisher||:||"O'Reilly Media, Inc." - 2009-06-30|