Free consumer service allows users to organize,personalize and share location data captured on GPS-enableddevices
SUNNYVALE, CA—June 24, 2009—Spring has sprung, and people all over the world are dusting off their bikes, hiking gear and fitness equipment in preparation for new adventures. To help individuals more fully capture their outdoor activities this year, myGeoDiary ( http://www.mygeodiary.com) today added new features, including advanced activity-based search, community tags highlighting popular geo-social activities, and private and community track access differentiation, as well as an easier to use web interface for its growing service.
myGeoDiary is a free consumer service that allows users to easily and safely take the location data captured on their preferred GPS-enabled mobile device and:
and record it in one place. Tracks are automatically geo-tagged for review and comparison, enabling users to gain insight into their own and other's activities, such as fitness goals. Additionally, users can now search tracks by user activities and tags, and soon search by location, by full text and by person.
myGeoDiary works with a wide variety of GPS-enabled mobile phones, including the RIM BlackBerry, Windows Mobile phones, and a variety of GPS phones running uLocate’s WHERE platform on the Sprint and AT&T networks. The service also supports personal navigation devices, such as Magellan and Garmin devices, and data loggers, including Sony GPS Trackers by supporting standard formats of location data, including NMEA, TCX, GPX, KMZ and KML, and more. This open device strategy ensures users can carry the device they prefer for their outdoor activity of choice.
“Based on feedback from our existing users, we expect to release additional community-related features and support for more mobile phone platforms before the summer,” added Jain.
myGeoDiary Delivered on GeoWeb Services Platform
myGeoDiary is the first application built on the hosted GeoWeb Services platform from Abaqus Inc. The GeoWeb Services platform is the most comprehensive, hosted platform for both location-based social and business applications. Its extensible, software as a service (SaaS) architecture provides users with the ability to store, visualize, analyze, and utilize data from a variety of GPS-enabled mobile devices across a variety of web applications.
For businesses—including device OEMs, vehicle brands, travel and adventure web content publishers and social networks, as well as small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs)—GeoWeb Services is a solution to rapidly and affordably launch location-based user communities and applications online to more effectively interact with their customers and manage their mobile resources.
For developers, the platform includes a suite of Web Services APIs and Web 2.0 widgets to leverage the technology’s store, visualize, analyze, and utilize features from any mobile phone and web application. The APIs simplify and abstract mobile phone connectivity, map interfaces, location data analytics and Web 2.0 publishing.
About Abaqus, Inc.
Abaqus delivers GeoWeb Services, the most comprehensive, hosted platform for both location-based social and business applications. Its extensible, software as a service (SaaS) architecture provides the ability to store, visualize, analyze, and utilize data from a variety of GPS-enabled mobile devices across a variety of web applications. Abaqus, Inc. is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, and on the web at www.abaq.us.
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