SkyEdge building drones for 3D mapping, data capture and video

'Working with Ben, I build it and he makes it move,' co-founder Sununu Hernandez says. 'He programs the chips and computer systems.'

'Open data in last four years has created a lot of startups like us'

MapYourProperty has quickly grown from one to ten people. 'Toronto was one of the first with Vancouver and New York to release large amounts of data sets that were somewhat valuable,' founder Devin Tu says.

'To demonstrate the value of data, you need access to that data'

At last month's small Geoweb Summit in London, David Kell (Gyana) talked about 'the big data machine learning AI revolution' in the context of IoT and the geoweb.

'The phone is used across the entire path to purchase'

At Geoweb Summit #14 in Toronto Tapped Mobile cofounder and President Jed Schneiderman showed example of use of location data in marketing.

Interface Foundry adds temporal dimension to geofencing

Interface Foundry lets users build data bubbles pinned to a location and timeframe. Unlike iBeacon it is an open system. 'Even the kid down the street selling lemonade on a stand should be able to build a data bubble,' co-founder Rachel Law says.

'The power of instrumenting the physical world is enormous'

Chris Rezendes broke down the Internet of Things in the closing panel of Geoweb Summit #7. 'It grew up in these highly fragmented, mission-critical enterprise spaces, but a massive pendulum swing has happened over to the retail and individual side.'

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