Elevator pitch on Galileo Application Days 2010

This high-profile conference offers any company active in the navigation/location/mobile industry to have the opportunity of keeping a professional elevator pitch during the Galileo Application Days 2010.

Google Offers New Model for Consumers to Buy a Mobile Phone

Google Inc. today unveiled a new way for consumers to purchase an Android mobile phone, a web store hosted by Google. The company is also launching the first phone offered through this new model, called the Nexus One, which combines the latest in hardware from HTC Corporation with the newest Android software.

ABI Research Anticipates ‘Dramatic Growth’ for Augmented Reality via Smartphones

ugmented Reality (AR), the overlay of graphics onto a video stream or other real-time display, has existed for more than 15 years, with customized applications in industrial automation, theme parks, sports television, military displays, and online marketing. Recently, an entirely new mass market has opened up in mobile handsets, due to the availability of video cameras, processors, GPS data, compasses, and accelerometers on smartphone handset platforms. In particular, personal navigation applications for the Apple iPhone and Android platforms have seen strong early adoption, due to the intuitive nature of the real-time display.

Aloqa Integrates Skyhook Wireless For Location Information

Aloqa and Skyhook Wireless today announced that the companies have teamed up to power location information on Aloqa’s mobile application. Skyhook Wireless’ patented Wi-Fi positioning system and hybrid positioning system XPS will be integrated with the Aloqa application in order to provide the location of friends and favorite places nearby.
The Aloqa application proactively notifies the [...]

Wi-Fi chips shipping by the billions according to ABI Research

Wi-Fi chipset vendors will ship one billion units in 2011. Wi-Fi is the most commonly used wireless technology for local area networks, creating the basis for a number of vehicle-related telematics and other data systems.

Samsung Digital Imaging introduces the digital compact camera ST1000 with geo-tagging, wi-fi, dlna and bluetooth

Samsung Digital Imaging today unveiled the ST1000 camera with never before seen built-in geo-tagging, Bluetooth 2.0 and Wi-Fi connectivity. Offering consumers an ‘always on’ experience, users can now send and post pictures almost as quickly as they take them, whilst the GPS capabilities will keep track of exactly where each picture was shot.

What happens when you mix social networking and augmented reality?

Augmented Reality Game Plus Facebook Equals Gaming For The Future? Social networking and augmented reality are the tech buzzwords du jour–but what happens when you mix the two up? You get the casual game Cannonballz from Zugara. And it’s a little taste of how gaming might go in the future.

Navmii for Laptops released

Geolife Team is proud to present Navmii for Laptops and PC’s running Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7.

Netlog releases GPS-enabled iPhone app for its more than 50 million users

European Myspace competitor Netlog, which has over 33 million users, has released its native iPhone app. Users can get a feed of friends updates, see pictures, upload content and add pictures.

Smartphone capability tracker: what’s hot and what’s not

Ovum’s data (collated from DeviceMine and Ovum research) identified 77 smartphone models released by key manufacturers in the sample period