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.

Location data a 'monster that can morph and change'

'We see a lot of stuff in the data that can be operationalized and monetized in ways that are kind of unpredictable and fascinating,' Rich Sutton of Skyhook said in the introduction to his keynote at Geoweb Summit #11.

Location data breathing new life into outdoor media

Last month at Geoweb Summit #9 Mossab Basir (Via Informatics), Tristan Louis (Thinaire), Josh Kruter (Clear Channel) and Christina Radigan (Outdoor Media Group) discussed what data from mobile and IoT can do for outdoor advertising.

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