• ESRI
  • Google
  • Nokia
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • AND Automotive Navigation Data
  • earthmine
  • First American Spatial Solutions
  • NAVTEQ
  • Waze
  • Google
  • NAVTEQ

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Where 2.0 News & Coverage

Technology Saves Lives In Haiti

[Forbes.com]
by Brady Forrest  Feb. 01, 2010
Geeks and technologists around the world are creating tools to help earthquake victims in Haiti. These tools are focused around gathering and mapping the data, and broadcasting it to the relief workers on the ground... read more

Discover Location-enabled Technology at O'Reilly Where 2.0: Registration Opens and Program Announced

[O'Reilly News]
by Maureen Jennings  Dec. 18, 2009
Sebastopol, CA, December 18, 2009 - See the future of a location-aware world at the O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference, March 30-April 1, 2010 at the San Jose Marriott in San Jose, California. O'Reilly has opened early registration with special rates and announced the preliminary lineup of featured speakers. We take… read more

O'Brien: The Influencers of Silicon Valley

[San Jose Mercury News]
by Chris O'Brien  Dec. 13, 2009
Based in Sebastopol, his O'Reilly Media is one of the largest and most respected publishers of technology books. And for me, his conferences are can't-miss events that establish an agenda for what the valley's innovators are - or should be - thinking about. Those include the Web 2.0 Summit, Where… read more

Where 2.0 Online – Jeffrey Powers on iPhone vision

[Oren's Weblog]
by Oren  Dec. 03, 2009
All about getting the iPhone to do the things Iron Man's helmet can do. Recognize faces and structures, show objects in augmented reality fashion, using the camera. They created RedLaser, a vision-based barcode scanner... read more

Where 2.0 Online – More on iPhone sensors

[Oren's Weblog]
by Oren  Dec. 03, 2009
3 important technologies - camera, location, and compass. With data from location and compass can plot objects. Can calculate bearing and distance of objects from the device of an object... read more

Where 2.0 Online – Alasdair Allan

[Oren's Weblog]
by Oren  Dec. 03, 2009
I'm participating in O'Reilly's Where 2.0 Online conference – fall 2009 – the topic is An emphasis on iPhone sensors. First up is Alasdair Allan – http://www.dailyack.com/ – author of a book on iphone programming... read more

Where 2.0 Online Conference

[edparsons.com]
by Ed Parsons  Oct. 22, 2009
Here's an interesting idea, the first Where 2.0 Online Conference organized by O'Reilly - a online mini where 2.0 with a focus on LBS and AR developments on the iPhone. This could be the future of conferences, after all for many the trek to the West Coast is both time consuming… read more

Defensive driving with cop-alert device

[SF Gate]
by Demian Bulwa  Sep. 22, 2009
"Knowing where you are, what's around you and where you want to go is fundamental to what humans need," said Brady Forrest, chairman of Where 2.0, a conference on location-based technology that will be held in San Jose in March... read more

2009 Where 2.0 Videos

[GIS Cafe]
by Sanjay Gangal  May. 22, 2009
Interviews with Anthony Fassero, Founder of Earthmine, among others... read more

Google Launches New Maps Data API, Finance Federal Maps

[maps.myloger.com]
by maps  Aug. 12, 2009
It seems that the Where 2.0 Conference is chock-full of likeable surprises. Today, Yahoo announced its Placemaker grove, and Google also announced the assault free of their Maps Data API (our Maps Data API Profile) as the newest Google ... read more

2010 O’Reilly Where 2.0 Conference Call for Participation Now Open

[thegisforum.com]
by AnyGeo - A GISuser Blog about GIS and Location Technologies  Aug. 07, 2009
That’s right, details of next year’s Where2.0 (one of my favorite events of the year!) have been announced today - I heard via the Where2.0 LinkedIn Group… Happening March 30-April... read more

News Release: O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference Maps Geo's Borders: New Ideas and Practical Solutions Push Boundaries of Geolocation into New Territories

[O'Reilly News]
by Maureen Jennings, Conferences Publicist  Jun 04, 2009  Sebastopol, CA - Innovators launched a flood of new geospatial products at the O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference May 19-21, 2009, in San Jose, making Where 2.0 the place to be for developers and business people working in geolocation. Major companies and start-ups chose Where 2.0 to showcase major offerings in the location realm, giving conference goers an inside look at where the fast-evolving technologies will go next. At the fifth annual Where 2.0 Conference, the world's foremost event focused on exploring location-based services, more than 700 of the industry's most innovative and interesting trendsetters came together to thrash out the best ideas for geo-enhancing the web experience and staying ahead of the competition. From the practical to the inspirational, the conference answered key questions such as: Where is the next mapping frontier? What have the leading developers built that we can use? What are the opportunities and pitfalls of the new tool?... read more

cyrusfarivar.com: June 3: Cyrus on CBC's Spark

[cyrusfarivar.com]
by Cyrus Farivar  Jun. 03, 2009
I've been informed that my piece on the recent Where 2.0 conference in San Jose is airing this week on CBC's Spark! It will be available on CBC Radio 1 at the following times:... read more

duncandavidson.com: Jack Dangermond at Where 2.0

[duncandavidson.com]
by James Duncan Davidson  Jun. 03, 2009
Here's one of Jack Dangermond, a perennial speaker at the Where 2.0 Conference. For those that read along, the previous post shows the full composition of this photograph. Meta note: I've been thinking about putting these kinds of close ... read more

UgoTrade: Location Becomes Oxygen at Where 2.0 & WhereCamp

[Ugotrade.com]
by Tish Shute  Jun. 02, 2009
The biggest news at Where 2.0 came from the Yahoo! Geo Technologies Group. Tyler Bell, announced Yahoo! Placemaker and the opening up of the GeoPlanet data set, “all of the WOEIDs [Where On Earth (WOE) IDs] available as a free download ... read more

Danny Sullivan speaks at Where 2.0 on the non-Zen of Google Maps ...

[blumenthals.com]
by Mike  Jun. 01, 2009
Danny Sullivan speaks at Where 2.0 on the non-Zen of Google Maps. Category: Google Maps (Google Local) – Mike – 8:23 am. If you haven't seen this vide, you should. Its a great summary of the vagaries of claiming a listing using Google ... read more

Sarver.org: Where 2.0 - Location on the Web

[Where 2.0 news (via Google blog search)]
by Ryan Sarver  May. 29, 2009
Where 2.0 - Location on the Web. Posted May 29, 2009. Now that Where 2.0 and WhereCamp are over, I wanted to get my code and slides posted. You can download a zip of the source files, including the Store Locator demo, here ... read more

trailpeak.com: Where 2.0 Overload (in a good way)

[trailpeak.com]
by Kurt Turchan  May. 21, 2009
Attending O'Reilly's Where 2.0 is like no conference I've ever been to. It's a mix of map geeks and internet geeks, as well as the product managers and CEOs of startups, government groups, NGOs, and basically anyone with an interest in location... read more

CNET.com News: Photos: Location-based tech at Where 2.0

[CNET.com News]
May. 22, 2009
For getting online in our cars, our phones, and on our desktops, the newest in location-aware technology is right here at the Where 2.0 conference... read more

siliconvalley.com: Events provide ray of hope for valley economy

[SiliconValley.com]
by Chris O'Brien  May. 22, 2009
Last week, I pared my choices down to the Where 2.0 Conference in San Jose, where I spent Wednesday listening to presentations about how the evolution of location-based mobile services and the geo-coding of information on the Web were changing the way we experience the Internet. It was geeky, exciting… read more

Telematics News: Where 2.0 conference: overview

[Telematics News]
by Telematics News  May. 26, 2009
Where 2.0 conference: overview. By Telematics News. Some of the topics discussed in the recent Where 2.0 conference included: 1) Using maps as a tool for data analysis. 2) Potential of 3D maps (see video below from C3 Technologies) ... read more

Kort for hovedet - The GIScovery Channel: Where 2.0 Re-Cap

[Kort for hovedet - The GIScovery Channel]
by Sik Cambon Jensen  May. 27, 2009
Some of the applications of ubiquitous geolocation are really, really dull. Every framework and operating system is now adding a "geolocation API" which ... read more

Paul Ramsey: Where Re-Cap

[Clever Elephant]
by Paul Ramsey  May. 22, 2009
This was my first Where 2.0, so unfortunately I cannot provide any longitudinal data. Apparently the early expectation was for a conference in the 1000 attendee range, and this gathering seemed closer to 500 – the economic downturn is ... read more

geothought: My Ignite Where presentation on Future Location and Social Networking

[geothought.blogspot.com]
by Peter Batty  May. 23, 2009
Here's the (5 minute) video of my presentation last week at the Ignite Where event, part of the Where 2.0 conference. It was a great week - will be posting lots more on my impressions over the next couple of days... read more

gamesalfresco.com: Where 2.0: The World is Mapped – Now Use it to Augmented our ...

[gamesalfresco.com]
by Ori Inbar  May. 26, 2009
O'Reilly's Where 2.0 event is a tightly run ship. One track for all attendees, fast paced 20 minutes sessions, discussing laser focused topics. Low tech location services at Where 2.0. I got my fair share (3 minutes! ... read more

Augmented Times: Augmented Reality at Where 2.0

[Augmented Times]
by Rouli  May. 25, 2009
A video of the mobile reality panel at last week's Where 2.0 conference, featuring Raven Zachary (raven.me) Mok Oh (EveryScape Inc.) Will Carter (Nokia Research Center Hollywood) Ori Inbar (Pookatak Games, Inc.) Anthony Fassero ... read more

James Fee GIS Blog: Direct from Where 2.0 2009 ...

[spatiallyadjusted.com]
by James Fee  May. 25, 2009
The video from our Where 2.0 presentation is available. If you haven't been following what the GNOCDC is doing down in New Orleans, this is a great introduction. You can download the presentation here. ... read more

geobloggers.com: Where 2.0, Making Maps, Stamen Design and Penn & Teller

[geobloggers.com]
by revdancatt@gmail.com  May. 22, 2009
Where 2.0 has finished now, although it carries on with WhereCamp. It was fun and the first one I've been to where I didn't have to do any talking, which makes it doubly fun, possible for everyone. I missed Wednesday, but managed some ... read more

Nokia Ovi Maps: Where 2.0 Talking Video

[mobileflipper.com]
by admin  May. 23, 2009
Video2 above is all about discussion of Ovi Maps. Enjoy. read more

Webmonkey: Where 2DOT0

[webmonkey.com]
by Michael Calore  May. 21, 2009
Where 2.0: Video Tracks a Year of Edits on OpenStreetMap. By Michael Calore May 21, 2009 Categories: Events, Multimedia. OSM 2008: A Year of Edits from ItoWorld on Vimeo. This video animates an entire year's worth of edits to the ... read more

OpenGeo @ Where

[ OpenGeo]
May. 22, 2009
Our OpenGeo team descended on Where 2.0 this week for the annual festival of geo-location as perceived by Silicon Valley. All our content was delivered on the first day, workshop day, in presentations on the components of the OpenGeo Suite - GeoServer, OpenLayers and PostGIS. The facilities and technical support… read more

GPS Obsessed.com: Make your website location-aware with Skyhook's Loki plug-in

[GPS Obsessed.com]
by Justin Davey  May. 21, 2009
So, I was excited to hear this morning that Skyhook Wireless announced the Loki browser plug-in at the Where 2.0 conference in San Jose, California. Like any other plug-in it's simple to install, and Loki works will all major browsers and operating systems. Furthermore, it doesn't require a browser restart… read more

All aboutsymbian: Ovi Maps Player API - how Nokia puts Apps on Maps

[allaboutsymbian.com]
by Rafe Blandford  May. 21, 2009
Apps on Maps was given as the initial example and now, at the Where 2.0 conference, Nokia has announced more of the technical details for the web side elements. The Ovi Maps Player API will allow developers to embed Ovi Maps on third party website and create 'mash-ups' by overlaying… read more

Dailymobile.se: Nokia at Where 2.0 videos - Ovi Maps

[dailymobile.se]
by Phat Trance  May. 22, 2009
Here are a few videos from the Nokia booth at this week's Where 2.0 event. The first video is of Michael Boord from Associated Press showcasing their... read more

Kort for hovedet - The GIScovery Channel: Where 2.0 - Day 2 ...

[Kort for hovedet - The GIScovery Channel]
by Sik Cambon Jensen  May. 22, 2009
Where 2.0 - Day 2 - Short Summary... Exploring Stereo 3D Feature Extraction (Part 1) Where 2.0 - Day 1 - Workshops and Ignite, Introducing Thematic Mapping API, Map It Out provides several ESRI ArcGIS Server 9.3. ... read more

Google Earth Design: Where 2.0 topics

[Google Earth Design]
by Rich Treves  May. 22, 2009
So I've been following where 2.0 via twitter and the videos published and feeling like I missed the party: Google Earth for NeoGeographers: Frank gave a good summary of what is possible with Google Earth from reading his PPT ... read more

geo2web.com: Where 2.0 - Day 2 - Short Summary

[geo2web.com]
by geo2web  May. 21, 2009
The Where 2.0 event is stock full of all kinds of talk about mapping technologies, research, and interesting tales of map development. This time I'm just going to write about highlights: Air Force Plea for Help - an intelligence officer ... read more

dailywireless.org: O'Reilly Where 2.0: 2009

[dailywireless.org]
by Sam Churchill  May. 21, 2009
DailyWireless.org has been covering wireless developments, especially municipal wireless and WiMAX for over 5 years with nearly 7000 in-depth articles archived. We also cover developments in Bluetooth, cellular, satphones and ... read more

Google Earth Blog: Where 2.0 - Day 2 - Short Summary

[Google Earth Blog]
by Frank Taylor  May. 21, 2009
Amazing things about Google Earth - news, features, tips, technology, and applications... read more

Nokia Conversations: Ovi Maps comes of age

[conversations.nokia.com]
by James  May. 20, 2009
Featuring at today's Where 2.0 Conference in California, are some interesting announcements for Ovi Maps. Where 2.0 is THE event for location based services and with the evolution of Maps, the perfect place to talk about what's new and exciting... read more

Technologizer.com: Let Folks Glympse Your Location

[technologizer.com]
by Harry McCracken  May. 20, 2009
How many times in your life have you called someone to tell him or her where you were-or to admit that you had no idea where you were? If your sense of direction is as lousy as mine, the answer is "lots." Glympse, a free new application for GPS-enabled smartphones… read more

Ovi.com: Where 2.0: Opening up Ovi at Ovi blog

[Ovi.com]
by Aapo Bovellan  May. 21, 2009
Insights from people from Ovi into our products, technology and Ovi culture... read more

Follow Nokia At The Where 2.0 Conference 2009, In California

[s60blog.com]
by Carlos Silva  May. 21, 2009
This week Nokia is in attendance at the Where 2.0 Conference in San Jose, California, the world's biggest event focussed on exploring location-based... read more

Geo2web.com: Google Maps at Where 2.0

[geo2web.com]
by geo2web  May. 20, 2009
Google Product Managers Steven Lee and Lior Ron are currently speaking at Where 2.0 about the Evolving Geoweb.They have announced a location aware browser partnership with Mozilla FireFox 3.5. The big news for map developers is a new ... read more

Joker Racer at Where 2.0 Launch Pad

[Joker Blog]
by Junya Ishihara  May. 20, 2009
Joker Racer at Where 2.0 Launch Pad. Yoski Akamatsu, gave a demo of Joker Racer at Where 2.0 Launch Pad. Thank you for all the people listening to his presentation. By Junya Ishihara on May 20, 2009 3:05 PM Launch Pad | Where 2.0 ... read more

Maitri's Vatulblog: Where 2.0 Impressions

[Maitri's Vatulblog]
by Maitri  May. 20, 2009
Weblog of Maitri VR - geoscientist, scientific data visualization geek, public domain activist and New Orleans blogger. read more

Where 2.0/jour 1 : Workshops sessions

[Geo in Web]
by Audrey Aucun  May. 20, 2009
For some French Coverage of Where 2.0 by Geo in Web... read more

Webmonkey: Where 2DOT0

[webmonkey.com]
by Michael Calore  May. 20, 2009
Also announced at Where 2.0 was the company's GeoPlanet API. GeoPlanet is Yahoo's open database of millions of placenames in multiple languages, including colloquial nicknames and local slang. So, it knows Mumbai and Bombay are the same ... read more

O'Reilly Radar: Google Launches Maps Data API

[O'Reilly Radar]
by Brady Forrest  May. 20, 2009
The crowd at Where 2.0 was expecting an API announcement and Google delivered one. Lior Ron and Steve Lee announced their Maps Data API, a service for hosting geodata. As they describe it on the site: The Google Maps Data API allows client applications to view, store and update map… read more

O'Reilly Radar: Yahoo! Placemaker - Open Location, Open Data and Supporting Web Services

[O'Reilly Radar]
by Brady Forrest  May. 20, 2009
Today at Where 2.0 Tyler Bell, the Head of Yahoo's Geo Technologies Group, launched Placemaker (this link should be live at posting). Placemaker is a webservice that takes in text and returns the locations found within via either XML or enhanced GeoRSS. The locations Placemaker returns come in the form… read more

Google Maps Mania: Google Maps at Where 2.0

[Google Maps Mania]
by Keir Clarke  May. 20, 2009
Google Product Managers Steven Lee and Lior Ron are currently speaking at Where 2.0 about the Evolving Geoweb. They have announced a location aware browser partnership with Mozilla FireFox 3.5. The big news for map developers is a new ... read more

Google Maps Mania: Where 2.0 Local Picks

[Google Maps Mania]
by Keir Clarke  May. 20, 2009
To coincide with the start of Where 2.0 Schmap.me have released a new Twitter account that retweets Twitter user comments about local restaurants and bars. It also lets Twitter users tweet their own restaurants and bar picks. ... read more

Google Earth Blog: Where 2.0 - Day 1 - Workshops and Ignite

[Google Earth Blog]
by Frank Taylor   May. 20, 2009
Amazing things about Google Earth - news, features, tips, technology, and applications... read more

nokiausers.net: Nokia at location fest 2009 (a.k.a. Where 2.0 Conference 2009)

[nokiausers.net]
by Micky Mike  May. 20, 2009
Mike from Nokia Conversations brings us up to date with all the goings on at the Where 2.0 Conference, in San Jose, California. This week Nokia is in attendance at the Where 2.0 Conference in San Jose, California, the world's biggest event focussed on exploring location-based services... read more

Slashgeo: Where 2.0: Location Data Privacy Considerations

[slashgeo.org]
by Sunburned Surveyor  May. 20, 2009
Where 2.0: Location Data Privacy Considerations -- article related to Law... read more

Slashgeo: Google Earth Blog Presents at Where 2.0

[slashgeo.org]
by Sunburned Surveyor  May. 20, 2009
Google Earth Blog Presents at Where 2.0 -- article related to Google... read more

Google Maps Mania: New Releases for Where 2.0

[Google Maps Mania]
by Keir Clarke  May. 20, 2009
Cartifact Maps beta v1.1 launch coincides with this year's Where 2.0 conference in San Jose where Cartifact Labs Director Bruce Daniel will be conducting a workshop on "Thinking about Map Design" and presenting to the conference a ... read more

Webmonkey: New Wave of Apps Build Where Into the Web

[Webmonkey]
by Michael Calore  May. 19, 2009
Where 2.0, now in its fifth year, is the tech industry's biggest showcase for the latest geo-enabled hardware and software — an area that's hit a new level of saturation as location-based tech rapidly moves into our smartphones,... read more

developmentseed.org: Open Data 'Ignite' Presentation at Where 2.0: Featuring ...

[DevelopmentSeed.org]
by Eric Gundersen  May. 19, 2009
Open Data 'Ignite' Presentation at Where 2.0: Featuring StumbleSafely.com. A 5 Minute Open Data Sprint of 20 Slides Auto Advancing Every 15 Seconds. May 19, 2009. by Eric Gundersen. If you're at the Where 2.0 conference tonight, ... read more

Where 2.0 is Underway! - Conference News and Coverage

[O'Reilly News]
by O'Reilly Media  May. 19, 2009
Where 2.0 Conference is now underway. You can follow the conference on Twitter and check the conference site for news, coverage, videos, presentation files, and photos... read more

geothought: Ignite Where and Launchpad event on Tuesday next week

[geothought.blogspot.com]
by Peter Batty  May. 15, 2009
I am continuing to iterate on the preparation of my 5 minute presentation for next week's Ignite event which is part of the Where 2.0 conference - but it's an evening event which is open to the public, so if you're in the vicinity of ... read more

O'Reilly News: Come to Ignite Where & Launchpad

[O'Reilly News]
by Brady Forrest  May. 14, 2009
Every year we kick-off Where 2.0 with a combination Launchpad and Ignite event. This year is no different. So far we've got 11 geo-oriented Ignite talks paired with 5 product demos spread across two sets. We'll be starting the show at 7PM and will conclude by 9PM on May 19th… read more

VerySpatial: Announcing something at Where 2.0?

[veryspatial.com]
by Jesse  May. 07, 2009
We aren't able to make it out to San Jose for Where 2.0 next week thanks to the need to wrap up the semester, BUT…if you are announcing a product or talking about a great project we would be greatly interested in doing a quick phone ... read more

Jack Dangermond Interview 3 of 3: The Geoweb

[O'Reilly News]
by Brady Forrest  May. 01, 2009
Jack Dangermond is the founder and CEO of ESRI. ESRI's software is used by every level of government around the world. You can see ESRI's influence in online mapping tools from Microsoft, Google, Yahoo! and FortiusOne. I had the opportunity to interview him over the phone on April 20, 2009...… read more

Jack Dangermond Interview 2 of 3: Sharing Government GIS Data

[O'Reilly News]
by Brady Forrest  Apr. 30, 2009
In this portion of the interview we discuss the history of GIS and online mapping. Jack will be speaking at Where 2.0 on May 20th in San Jose... read more

Where Week 2009

[O'Reilly News]
by Brady Forrest  May. 01, 2009
Where Week, five days when geohackers across the world descend on Silicon Valley, is coming up. WhereCamp, the unconference put on by Where 2.0 attendees has been scheduled. This year it will happen at SocialText in Palo Alto on Friday May 22nd and Saturday May 23rd 2009. There will be… read more

Where Week 2009 - O'Reilly Radar

[O'Reilly Radar]
by Brady Forrest  May. 01, 2009
WhereCamp, the unconference put on by Where 2.0 attendees has been scheduled. This year it will happen at SocialText in Palo Alto on Friday May 22nd and Saturday May 23rd 2009. There will be unconference sessions during the day and a ... read more

Trying to Track Swine Flu Across Cities in Realtime

[O'Reilly Radar]
by John Geraci  Apr. 27, 2009
John Geraci is a guest blogger and heads up the DIY City movement. He will be speaking about DIY City at Where 2.0 in San Jose on 5/20. Since early last friday, when I got a tip about swine flu in Mexico City from a health researcher, the team that… read more

Where 2.0 Previews: DARPA's TIGR, Yahoo!'s Bell, SENSEable City, Creating Stories, Open Data

[Where 2.0]
by Suzanne Axtell  Apr. 24, 2009
O'Reilly.com contributing editor James Turner has been busy conducting a series of interviews with some of the most thought-provoking speakers slated for Where 2.0, coming up May 19-21 in San Jose: read more

O'Reilly News: Where 2.0 Preview - DARPA's TIGR Project Helps Platoons Stay Alive

[O'Reilly News]
by James Turner  Apr. 21, 2009
Soldiers on the ground need to know the territory they patrol like the back of their hand. Knowing where insurgents like to plant IEDs or that an important political leader lives in a certain house can prove the difference between success and failure. But what happens when a platoon transfers… read more

O'Reilly News: Where 2.0 Preview - Tyler Bell on Yahoo's Open Location Project

[O'Reilly News]
by James Turner  Apr. 15, 2009
Location can be a vague concept to pin down. To a surveyor, location means latitude and longitude accurate to a few millimeters, while to a cab driver, a street address would be much more useful. If you're German, I can tell you that I live in the United States. To… read more

Paul Ramsey: Where? There. When? Soon.

[Clever Elephant]
by Paul Ramsey  Apr. 14, 2009
Where 2.0 Conference 2009 For a number of years now, I have watched with longing as Where 2.0 slipped past me on the calendar. I love the idea of a geo-conference where most of the attendees are not in the government/land ... read more

O'Reilly Radar: Where 2.0 Preview - Pelago's Jeff Holden on Creating Stories Out of Your Life...

[O'Reilly Radar]
by James Turner  Apr. 10, 2009
In this preview of his talk at Where 2.0, Jeff talks about creating stories through location-tagged information, distributing software through Apple's App Store, his work at Amazon, and the privacy implications of location becoming ... read more

O'Reilly Radar: Where 2.0 Preview: Eric Gunderson of Development Seed on the Promise of Open Data...

[O"Reilly Radar]
by James Turner  Apr. 03, 2009
Where 2.0 Preview: Eric Gunderson of Development Seed on the Promise of Open Data read more

On Message with Ben Gross: O’Reilly Where 2.0 ...

[messagingnews.com]
by Ben Gross  Mar. 21, 2009
O’Reilly’s Where 2.0 conference ends up being one of my favorite conferences every year. The conference is about emerging technology in geospatial industry. Location aware technology is being rapidly integrated into mainstream hardware, ... read more

Where 2.0 2009 Preliminary Agenda Unveiled

[Where 2.0]
by Suzanne Axtell  Feb. 03, 2009
The schedule for the 2009 edition of Where 2.0 went up late last week. Yes, I’m biased, but for the fifth year in a row it’s shaping up to be another stellar experience. One of the best things about Where 2.0 is that it’s a mix of the practical (cartography, local… read more

News Release: Where Can Location Technology Go Next? O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference Reveals Program and Opens Registration

[Where 2.0]
by Maureen Jennings, Conferences Publicist  Feb 03, 2009  

Sebastopol, CA, February 3, 2009 - You can't go anywhere or do anything these days without finding one map or another, but location technology continues to grow far beyond those tools. See all the other directions location tech might take at the O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference, May 19-21, 2009 in San Jose, CA. Program chair Brady Forrest has revealed the program, and registration has opened. An early registration discount remains available until March 31.

Now in its fifth year, the Where 2.0 Conference claims the space where developers building location-aware technology intersect with the businesses and entrepreneurs looking for location apps, platforms, and hardware to give them a competitive edge. Where 2.0 delves into the emerging technologies surrounding the geospatial industry and asks the crucial questions.

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You are invited to a free live webcast Trends and Technologies in Where 2.0 on October 24th

[oreilly.com]
by Andrew Turner  Oct. 16, 2008
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,… read more

Taking you Beyond the Map!

[gisuser.com]
by Glenn Letham  Oct. 16, 2008
Welcome again to our Thursday Geo-tech news round-up. To start, a couple of tips for consultants as the USGS and the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) have announced their request for proposals to support the 2009 National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) Cooperative Agreements Program (CAP) - look for over $1.3… read more

Hanke and Dangermond: "State of the Geoweb"

[Where 2.0]
by Jackie Hadley, Communications Associate  Oct 10, 2008  

Check out last year's keynote address by John Hanke, Director of Google Earth & Maps and Jack Dangemond of ESRI as they demonstrate the latest in Google geo development. Compare to the geospace technology of today by attending this year's Where 2.0 in May 2009 or submitting a proposal to speak. The Where 2,0 2009 Call for Participation is now open until December 2, 2008!

See all Where 2.0 Keynote Videos.

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News Release: Exploring Where Geodata Might Take Us--O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference Opens Call for Participation

[oreillynet.com]
by Maureen Jennings, Conferences Publicist  Oct. 09, 2008
Sebastopol, CA - The earth isn't flat, and maps don't live in the glove compartment anymore. The O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference will pinpoint how far location technology has reached, explore the boundaries of geospace, and point the way into the location frontier at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, CA,… read more

Radar Report on Where 2.0: The State of the Geospatial Web

[O'Reilly Radar]
by Brady Forrest  Oct. 09, 2008
The amount of geocontent on the web is expanding. With it has come an increased ability to use this data to sell location-based services that are tied to the web. Andrew Turner and I cover this shift in our new report "Where 2.0: The State of the Geospatial Web". In… read more

The GeoSmart Location Innovation Awards

[Where 2.0 news (via Google blog search)]
by Luigi Cappel  Oct. 08, 2008
There are prizes for each category and the overall winner will also win a trip to San Jose in the USA to attend the Where 2.0 Conference in May 2009. The competition isn’t pitched just at developers, a proof of concept demonstration ... read more

GeoSmart starts Location Innovation Awards

[geekzone.co.nz]
by Geekzone  Oct. 05, 2008
There are prizes for each of four categories and the overall winner will also win a trip to San Jose in the USA to attend the Where 2.0 Conference in May 2009.... read more

Trends and Technologies in Where 2.0: Webcast

[Where 2.0 news (via Google blog search)]
by Smithee  Sep. 21, 2008
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, ... read more

ESRI & Google Earth at Where 2.0

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by Tim Craig  Sep. 19, 2008
From the ArcGIS Explorer blog Explorer at Where 2.0 Earlier this morning here at Where 2.0 in San Francisco, John Hanke, Director of Google Earth and Maps, and Jack Dangermond, ESRI President, partnered in a presentation which showcased ... read more

Andrew Turner, Mikel Maron - Trends and Technologies in Where 2.0

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by Kris  Sep. 18, 2008
Burning Man Earth was a really interesting iteration in Where 2.0. We took remote sensing data every day. We used pictearth.com, diydrones.ning.com, openaerial.com. We got a small plane with a camera. We were gifted 200 Gallons of Fuel. ... read more