Where 2.0 Sponsors
The Exhibit Hall will feature a variety of companies showcasing their location-based apps, products and services.
Exhibit Hall Hours:
Tuesday, May 29
10:00AM - 11:15AM
12:00PM - 1:30PM
3:30PM - 4:30PM
6:00PM - 7:30PM (Exhibit Hall Reception)
Wednesday, May 30
10:00AM - 11:00AM
12:00PM - 1:30PM
2:30PM - 3:30PM
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia.
MapQuest offers Internet, wireless and business solutions that help people find places. MapQuest is one of the most recognized and trusted brands on the Internet and is the leading consumer Web site for maps and directions, serving more than 44 million users in December 2006, according to comScore Media Metrix. MapQuest, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL LLC, is based in Denver, Colorado.
ESRI is the world leader in geographic information system (GIS) software providing powerful GIS solutions to more than 300,000 clients in more than 200 countries. If you are a software developer looking for an effective way to add geography and mapping to your applications, ESRI has cross-platform development and deployment tools designed to meet your needs, available as components, servers and data rich Web services.
Garmin International, Inc. is a member of the Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq:GRMN) group of companies which designs, manufactures, markets, and sells navigation, communication and information devices and applications -- most of which are enabled by GPS technology. Garmin is a leader in consumer and general aviation navigation and its products serve the automotive/mobile, outdoor/fitness, marine, and aviation markets. For more information, visit www.garmin.com.
deCarta is the enabling geospatial software platform that powers today’s most successful Location-based Service (LBS) applications such as those deployed by Ask.com, Google Maps, Qualcomm, Sprint, Verizon, Yahoo!, and Zillow.com. The company’s patented technology is ideal for high-volume LBS applications for Internet, mobile, personal navigation and enterprise applications where scalability, speed, and reliability are vital.
DigitalGlobe, Longmont, Colo. - based DigitalGlobe is the clear leader in the global commercial Earth imagery and geospatial information market. The company's ImageLibrary contains over three hundred million square kilometers of satellite and aerial imagery suited to countless applications for people who map, view, navigate and study the earth. DigitalGlobe's QuickBird satellite is the world's highest resolution commercial imaging system.
Fatdoor Fatdoor.com is a venture backed company in downtown Palo Alto. The company is founded by top technical and marketing talent from Google and Microsoft. Do you know your neighbors? Check us out at the conference by logging in. Also, look for new product announcements by Fatdoor at Where 2.0. on May 29, 2007.
Leica Geosystems, Geospatial Imaging is streamlining workflows, enabling users to work more efficiently and accurately. Offering industry-leading photogrammetric mapping and remote sensing software, it facilitates the efficient capture of data, accurate referencing of imagery, easy measurement and analysis, and versatile presentation of spatial information.
Microsoft Virtual Earth is a next generation mapping and location service. The platform includes exciting innovations around bird's eye, satellite and aerial imagery, 3-D and hybrid map styles, navigation and enhanced local search. The Virtual Earth platform enables you to deliver innovative solutions and breakthrough customer experiences. Take your websites and applications to the next level by creating immersive online mapping and visualization experiences. Locate. Integrate. Innovate.
Quova, Inc. Founded in 2000, Quova, Inc. is the leading provider of IP geolocation services. Quova's patented technology provides the geographic location and connection data of website visitors in real time, enabling thousands of enterprises worldwide to detect fraud, manage digital rights, target content, conduct site analysis and ensure regulatory compliance. Visit Quova at www.quova.com
Schmap, Inc., is a leading publisher of free digital travel guides for 200 worldwide destinations. The company’s innovative geospatial platform also allows inexperienced users to publish their own fully customizable mashups, either at www.schmapplets.com, or embedded in their own websites or blogs.
Skyhook Wireless pioneered the development of the first-ever wide-area Wi-Fi Positioning System. WPS requires no new hardware, works indoors and outdoors, and provides an instant location with more accuracy than current technologies in congested downtown areas. Currently available in over 2,500 cities and towns reaching 70% of the US, with on-going international expansion, WPS powers solutions delivered by AOL, iRiver, SiRF, Navteq, TeleAtlas and others.
Tele Atlas delivers the digital maps and dynamic content that power many of the world’s most essential navigation and location-based services to help users find the people, places, products and services they need wherever they are. With Tele Atlas, leading companies can create the applications their customers want to enhance their quality of life.
uLocate is the publisher of the leading mobile GPS application platform in North America. The WHERE Developer Program allows third-party developers to very rapidly build and deploy on-deck mobile applications across multiple handsets and carrier networks. uLocate also powers a variety of consumer LBS applications for partners including Mapquest Find Me and the Helio Buddy Beacon.
SwathViewer: Global to local mapping. With strong image handling, this lightweight Java applet rapidly zooms, pans and layers multiple images and mapping data together without installing additional software. SwathViewer offers the perfect bridge between lightweight AJAX-based applications and full-blown desktop applications. SwathViewer was created at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
The OGC® is an international industry consortium of more than 335 companies, government agencies and universities participating in a consensus process to develop publicly available interface specifications. OpenGIS® Specifications support interoperable solutions that "geo-enable" the Web, wireless and location-based services, and mainstream IT. The specifications empower technology developers to make complex spatial information and services accessible and useful with all kinds of applications. Visit the OGC website at www.opengeospatial.org
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is the leading organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. EFF believes protecting innovation is central to advancing our freedom and has fought to clear the way for encryption, VoIP, file-sharing software, open source HDTV tools, and much more.
Prospective Sponsors and Exhibitors
For exhibition and sponsorship information, contact Yvonne Romaine or download the Exhibitor and Sponsor Prospectus.