Research Human-Place Interaction for New Mobile User Experience

by Jun Zhang |February 4, 2014|No Comments

Human Place Interaction

One of the most important aspects that mobile computing brings to user experience is location. Several fields of research center around this new perspective, including but not limited to location-based recommendations, mobile mapping and navigation, crisis informatics, and augmented reality. To develop new mobile service or new mobile user experience, we need better understanding of […]

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Get the Data in a Mobile World

by Avi Avni |February 4, 2014|No Comments

Get the Data in a Mobile World

GET OUT! (or at least get your project there…) Strange thing – we all carry a location device in our pockets that we usually use for talking, texting and emailing. These are unusual usage patterns for such a device, isn’t it? While most of the public will probably keep using their smartphones for the above […]

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Location Intelligence in Action at the Big Game

by Lorena Hathaway |January 31, 2014|No Comments

TheBigGame Blog

The 82,000 football fans visiting Met Life Stadium on Sunday may not realize it, but location intelligence will be at work all around them during the big game. From guiding them to restaurants they will enjoy, to making them feel safe during the game, big data, location intelligence and mapping capabilities will play a big […]

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Location Intelligence: How it Improves Business and Government

by Lorena Hathaway |January 30, 2014|No Comments

London Location Intelligence Digital City

Location, location, location. This popular expression is as important to brick and mortar retailers as it is to digital businesses. The reason is simple: even though consumers can now buy from almost anywhere, they are still located somewhere when they transact. Knowing their location is a powerful tool for both businesses and government. Knowing ‘where’ […]

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The Sun Never Sets on Geocoding

by Lorena Hathaway |January 30, 2014|No Comments

Sun Never Sets on Geocoding

Our five Pitney Bowes Software geocoding development teams around the world have just accomplished something remarkable. As of September 2013, Pitney Bowes Software has coverage for 100 countries at the street-level.  This is in addition to the over 200 countries that we support at the postal or administrative level. The quality and performance of our […]

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The Next Generation of Location Data

by Lorena Hathaway |January 23, 2014|No Comments

Data is Awesome

For over 30 years, MapInfo has been the go-to resource for location data—now we’re making it even easier for you to get the data you need to drive better business decisions. You can access the all-new MapInfo Data online at our website or via a downloadable data catalogue. Either way, you’ll get the most up-to-date, detailed data for […]

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A Roadmap for Spatial Data Success

by Simon DellOro |December 2, 2013|No Comments

roadmap for spatial data success

Emergency services and transport agencies have been depending on spatial data for as long as the term ‘GIS’ has been around. Spatial data underpins their most critical operations and it’s no big secret that ‘close enough’ is not an option when it comes to saving lives and building infrastructure. This is why emergency services and […]

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