TechFest: GeoLife 2.0

Download this episode

Download Video

Description

The increasing availability of GPS-enabled devices is changing the way people interact with the web and brings a large # of GPS trajectories representing peoples location histories. GeoLife 2.0 is a location based social-networking service on Virtual Earth that enables people to build connections with each other using their location histories. By mining  the similarity between peoples locatoin histories, this system can help a user automatically discover potential friends in a community with similar interests. This system also enables travel experts who can help plot the ideal sight-seeing locations for you to visit in any part of the world. Brought to you by Microsoft Research Asia.

Embed

Format

Available formats for this video:

Actual format may change based on video formats available and browser capability.

    The Discussion

    Comments closed

    Comments have been closed since this content was published more than 30 days ago, but if you'd like to continue the conversation, please create a new thread in our Forums, or Contact Us and let us know.