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Geo Everything

Applications for Educators
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Brandon Poulliot

on 18 September 2013

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Transcript of Geo Everything

Geo Everywhere:
Applications for Educators
What is Geolocation?
Attaching longitude and latitude coordinates to an object
More advanced uses integrate physical location(s) with virtual components
What is Geotagging?
Take geographic coordinates from Global Positioning Satellite devices or use existing map
Create description of object (hours of operations, address, brief description, website etc.)
Upload additional content links as desired (video, photos, audio, etc.)
Hyperlocal
Minute details and information about a specific location.
Includes photos, blogs, video, news, events, etc.
Mashups using Geolocation
Tools
GPS Devices
Phones
Web Applications
Software
Databases
Web Applications
Community Walk
http://www.communitywalk.com/
Google Apps
Google Maps
Google Earth
Drop.io
http://drop.io/lookup/location
Yelp.com http://www.yelp.com
Foursquare
http://foursquare.com
Tagwhat
http://www.tagwhat.com
iStanford
iPhone app that allows access to campus map, course listings, directory, billing, events and more
Students can also allow friends to find them on the campus map.
Augmented Reality (AR)
Field of computer research which deals with the combination of real-world and computer-generated data (virtual reality), where computer graphics objects are blended into real footage in real time.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augmented_reality
Augmented REality (AR)
Alternate REality Game (ARG)
Land Games
Patti Maes @ TED
More Geolocation Services
Yelp.com
Location based consumer reviews
Restaurants and Service Businesses
Drop.io
Virtual office space tied to specific location
Includes private chat, video, voice mail, fax, email, etc.
All accessible by phone or internet
Foursquare.com
Allows your friends to find you
You check yourself into a location
Works on most phone platforms
Allows businesses to post specials and offer loyalty rewards.
Turns everyday life into a game
Tagwhat
Create and Share location based content
Works on Android and iPhone
Can check through computer or mobile
Following allows you to merge your content with those that you follow
Focus is on Mobile Augmented Reality
Based in Boulder, Co
MORE AUGMENTED REALITY
Layar.com
Allows developers to virtually overlay information over actual geographic spaces
Using Mobile devices like i-Phone and Droid
GEO EVERYTHING:
APPLICATIONS FOR EDUCATORS
NO LONGER IN SERVICE!
Google Maps Mashups
http://www.datapointed.net/2011/02/maps-of-streets-places-first-names/
http://www.geochirp.com/
http://trendsmap.com/
http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/group.php?gid=145892822109200
http://cuindependent.com/2010/10/25/opinion-tagwhat-matters/
http://www.layar.com/layers/cucampusmap
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