Where 2.0: The State of the Geospatial Web

An O'Reilly Radar Report

By Andrew Turner and Brady Forrest with Roger Magoulas and Ben Lorica
September 2008
PDF, 55 pages

"The GeoWeb is a rich melange of data and services, full of opportunity. It's worth studying by anyone concerned with the future of the internet platform. (It's not just for location geeks!)."
--Tim O'Reilly, from the Preface

The Geospatial Web (aka the GeoWeb) is a rapidly evolving Web 2.0 market of innovative data and software applications--including location-based services, social software, and even augmented reality--for both the web and mobile devices. Propelled by the new location-aware iPhone, the GeoWeb is hurtling into the mainstream.

In this report, Andrew Turner and Brady Forrest map out the new generation of geo products and services, identify the major players, and show how your business can leverage the power of Where 2.0.