AT&T Interactive creates leading local search products that encourage consumers to discover and engage with local businesses across the YP(SM) Local Ad Network. The network helps advertisers and publishers grow their business by distributing ads across over 300 sites and apps, including YP.com and the YPmobile suite of products. The YP(SM) Developer Program, powered by AT&T Interactive, provides app developers free access to local data from over 18 million businesses through the Places API. Learn more by visiting our exhibit booth at the 2012 Where Conference.
Control Group improves the technology user-experience from infrastructure to interface. By integrating product development and user experience design with our enterprise consulting and IT management expertise, we deliver solutions that power and enable businesses. Our expertise includes rich internet and mobile applications, interactive sensor-driven products, complex wireless networks, cloud-based systems, and IT management.
Esri's geographic information systems and data gives you the power to think and plan geographically. GIS is used in more than 350,000 organizations worldwide. It helps cities, governments, universities, and Fortune 500 companies save money, lives, and our environment. Whether discovering new markets, streamlining supply chains, efficiently managing assets, or setting alternative energy projects, these organizations use GIS to collect, and analyze geographic information, which helps them discover relationships, patterns, and trends. They solve problems and make better decisions because they are looking at their data in a way that is quickly understood and easily shared.
Facebook is a social utility that helps over 500 million people around the world communicate more efficiently with their friends, family and coworkers. The site has been built on common open source software such as Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP and over the past few years, the company has developed a number of open source infrastructure technologies to support the site's growth including HipHop for PHP, Cassandra, Hive, Scribe, and Thrift. Facebook engineers actively contribute and participate in various open source projects especially around the Apache Hadoop ecosystem, developing technologies that facilitate the sharing of information through the social graph.
Google Maps and Earth offer powerful, user-friendly mapping technology and local business information in the context of satellite imagery, street level imagery, and user-contributed content. There have been over 700 million unique downloads of Google Earth since the product's launch at Where 2.0 in June, 2005. Google Earth can be downloaded for free at http://earth.google.com/. Google Maps is the most popular online mapping site in the U.S. and worldwide, and can be accessed at http://maps.google.com.
Localeze, a Neustar service, is the trusted business listings identity manager for local search maintaining direct, authorized relationships with nearly 150 local search platforms, national and regional brands, channel partners and local businesses. Localeze provides businesses tools to verify, manage and enhance the identity of their online local listings.
MapQuest reaches nearly 1 in 6 Internet users and nearly 25 percent of all mobile map users. The new MapQuest Vibe is your "Shortcut to becoming a local," making local discovery, sematic search and merchant deals accessible in your town...or anywhere in the U.S.
The new MyCityWay app is more urban-tastic, more city-riffic, and more metro-licious than ever before. It's a totally intuitive, highly customizable real time app designed to transform your hand held device into a mega-utility tool for navigating the urban scene like never before.
Nokia, Location & Commerce
Location & Commerce is a Nokia business unit established to build and monetize location experiences for mobile products, the navigation industry and the automotive market. A focus on Content (location data), Social Location Services (Platform, Apps), and Local Commerce aims to complement hardware, software and services with "smart" location data.
Socrata develops and operates a socially-connected cloud services platform that enables public sector organizations to expand citizen access to information, improve data sharing, and modernize online service delivery. The Socrata Social Data Cloud™ optimizes the capture-to-consumption lifecycle for different types of data-transactional, statistical, geospatial, and real-time-through simultaneous interfaces including web, social, mobile and APIs. More information on www.socrata.com.
Urban Airship makes mobile apps engaging, effective, efficient, scalable and profitable. Developers turn to Urban Airship to layer on push notification, in-app purchase, subscription, and quantitative data-tracking services. With Urban Airship, sending messages to multiple platforms is as easy as dropping in one drop-in library for real-time communication with iOS, Android, and Blackberry users. urbanairship.com
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