Category Archives: Location Services

Times Higher

Small but perfectly formed piece in todays Times Higher Supplement I do wish they would cite the whole team, but all news is good for WTT

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News of the World!

Walking Through Time was featured as a full page news story in the Scottish national newspaper The Sunday Herald. On page 5 too! check out the online version here: http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/education/latest-iphone-app-lets-users-satnav-through-time-1.995767 it seems to have captured the publics imagination. Published on … Continue reading

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Another workshop and demo

The project was presented at this conference: http://www.fieldworkconference.net/ last week, and an iPhone was available for loan from Inspace (The University’s very cool digital gallery) the project was on show and delegates of the conference walked the vicinity around the … Continue reading

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Phone Mock up

Might it, just might it look like this?!!!

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Nokia experimental indoors locator service

GPS is all well and good but is useless indoors and in sight obscured landscapes like ravines or dense urban enviornments its nigh on impossioble to get a decent signal. So, this non- GPS location service from Nokia is very … Continue reading

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Augmented reality

Came across this which is next generation  mobile Рaugmeted reality!!!

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Hear Planet for iPhone

This is kinda fun for the iPhone – its plays wikipedia citations according to the geo-location information. Obviously many of these are historical. http://www.tuaw.com/tag/geolocation/ I’ll install on my iphone and feedback after wandering the streets of edinburgh!

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IceCondor and GeoCubes

While wandering through the RSS feeds this morning I came across two interesting projects via Programmable Web. IceCondor is interesting for a few reasons – it works with social media, location, mashups and it is for the Googles Android platform. … Continue reading

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Open Location Services

Its intersting to note that the geospatial community’s main standards promoting body , whilst having a suite of open location service interfaces, seems not be as dynamic in this areas as in some others. Is this because the market is … Continue reading

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