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2008-09-21

Trends and Technologies in Where 2.0: Webcast

This coming Tuesday (23rd September). O'Reilly is hosting a live webcast with Andy Turner on the evolution of Web 2.0, if you can make it, it should be well worth it.

Full details below:

Description:

In this live webcast, geospatial web expert Andrew Turner will discuss the current evolution of Where 2.0 and how it is affecting the entire landscape of Web 2.0 and next generation applications. Open standards such as GeoRSS, KML, and Microformats provide a huge wealth of information for mashups and applications, and libraries such as Mapstraction can be used for cartographic visualization. To illustrate the power of these tools, Andrew will talk about some interesting applications and hacks that have pushed the boundaries of the GeoWeb.

We'll also take a look at the future of location-enabled applications and services that developers can use today to provide users with better contextualized and localized information. Mobile sensors, augmented and immersive reality, and geo-games are just a few of the next generation Where 2.0 domain.

Andrew will also give a short demo of the just-launched GeoCommons Maker.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 10:00 am

Pacific Daylight Time (GMT -07:00, San Francisco)

Duration: 1 hour

You can register for the event here.

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