The Xmedia Lab in Malmö on Friday with a focus on Location Based we were treated to some great speakers with relevant insight. Here are some of my take away reflections put in the social context. Thank you to all of the great speakers for sharing your insight.
INFRASTRUCTURE: Johan P Bang, MD Future Position X emphasized that without the continual build out of infrastructure the effectivity of location based tools will remain confined to highly developed areas. It location based tracking must be integrated into all new projects – from city planning to building construction and telecommunications. Gigi Wang, Chair Emeritus Stanford/MIT Venture Lab, reminded us to also consider in densely populated cities with high rises, the importance of the Z component to improve indoor tracking and height. Continue reading