Location Scout Map Resources

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Location Scout – Location Manager Map Resources

There are lots of map resources for the internet-savvy location scout and location manager on nyc.locationscout.us:

Location Scout R. Richard Hobbs - nyc.locationscout.us

Location Scout R. Richard Hobbs – nyc.locationscout.us

nyc.locationscout.us Tag Archive for “maps”

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Mobile Map Applications (off-site / external):

Google

Google

Android Map Applications – Google Search

iPhone Map Applications – Google Search


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Map Applications I use:

Copilot Live for Android

Copilot Live for Android

Copilot Live for Android

So you’ve got an Android smartphone or tablet? Now turn it into a full-featured sat nav system with CoPilot Live Premium.

CoPilot GPS - Google Play

CoPilot GPS – Google Play

CoPilot GPS (Android) at Google Play

CoPilot GPS – Plan and explore with free offline maps and directions. NOW includes Middle East Maps!

As featured on Engadget & CNET

CoPilot GPS is the powerful new free offline route planning and local exploring app from the developers of award-winning CoPilot Live navigation. Works in over 250 Android devices!


Wikimapia

Wikimapia

Location Scout Resource: Wikimapia

More of me playing around with online maps and geotagging, from the Wikimapia FAQ in 2006:

Wikimapia is a Web 2.0 project to describe the whole planet Earth. It was created by Alexandre Koriakine and Evgeniy Saveliev, inspired by Google Maps and Wikipedia.

Location Scout R. Richard Hobbs Wikimapia Profile

Location Scout R. Richard Hobbs Wikimapia Profile

Location Scout R. Richard Hobbs – nyc.locationscout.us Wikimapia Profile

Location Scout R. Richard Hobbs Wikimapia Profile

Location Scout R. Richard Hobbs Wikimapia Profile


Amazon

Amazon

Wikimapia at Amazon


Location Scout Google Maps Profile

Location Scout Google Maps Profile

Location Scout Google Maps Profile

– Here is my Google Maps Profile -ok… it is blank?! I believe Google Maps Profiles may have been merged with Google+ Profiles – mine is here:

Google

Google

Location Scout R. Richard Hobbs – nyc.locationscout.us at Google+

Google Maps

Google Maps

Google Maps | About R. Richard Hobbs

R. Richard Hobbs – NYC area Location Scout / Location Manager / Location Library www.nyc.locationscout.us
40.744862, -73.987496
[where] Clifton, NJ 07013 [/where]
R. Richard Hobbs – NYC area Location Scout / Location Manager / Location Library www.nyc.locationscout.us
40.744862, -73.987496
[where] Clifton, NJ 07013 [/where]
Location Scout R. Richard Hobbs at Google + …View full profile

Google Maps

Google Maps

Location Scout R. Richard Hobbs - nyc.locationscout.us

Location Scout R. Richard Hobbs – nyc.locationscout.us

Location Scout Review of Google Maps

Amazon

Amazon

Google Maps at Amazon


Panoramio

Panoramio

Location Scout Tool: Panoramio – Panoramio

About the Panoramio Team

Panoramio’s creators are Joaquín Cuenca Abela and Eduardo Manchón Aguilar. We are friends since secondary school and we come from two small towns in the South East of Spain. Panoramio was acquired by Google on July 2007

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KML

KML

Panoramio KML Feed Map


Wikipedia

Wikipedia

Panoramio – Wikipedia

Panoramio is a geolocation-oriented photo sharing website. Accepted photos uploaded to the site can be accessed as a layer in Google Earth and Google Maps, with new photos being added at the end of every month. The site’s goal is to allow Google Earth users to learn more about a given area by viewing the photos that other users have taken at that place. The website is available in several languages.

The headquarters of Panoramio are located in Zurich in the office building of the Swiss Google.


Aardvark Maps

Aardvark Maps

Location Scout Resource: Aardvark Map

Aardvark Map is a free solution to provide Google Maps-based maps possible to contain multiple annotated markers. this could be a useful tool for a location scout or location manager that needs to provide information to production as to where locations exist, possibly particularly with regard to proximation to one another with logistics in mind.

Once you create your map, Aardvark Map provides code via the iframe html tag that can be used to place the map on a website:



About Aardvark Map

Aardvark Map is a free, easy-to-use mapping facility that works with Google Maps to allow you to add maps to websites, emails or forum posts. It requires no programming knowledge or expertise and it will take you just a few minutes to create a map.


Location Scout Plazes

Location Scout Plazes

Location Scout Plazes: Where am I? NOTE: Plazes is now Here (dot com)

Here dot com Formerly Plazes

Here dot com Formerly Plazes

About HERE

At Nokia, we’ve been building world-class mapping and drive navigation services for years. Now, we’re proud to announce our new generation of personal mapping experiences with a great new name: HERE.

Old Plazes:

kewl zoom map 🙂 Plazes is an online social technology to let you “check in” (publicize your physical / geographic location) anywhere in the world using your smartphone or computer; your location can be entered manually or you can allow your computer’s public ip or your smartphone’s gps place you using FireEagle. Facebook, Google Places, Google Plus, Twitter, FourSquare and many other online social destinations have similar capabilities as well. One or the other could be handy tools for a location scout in various circumstances or situations.

  • Plazes | Location Scout R. Richard Hobbs | nyc.locationscout.us Profile
  • Plazes | Location Scout R. Richard Hobbs | nyc.locationscout.us Atom Feed

CrunchBase – Plazes

Plazes allows you to find out what others are up to and see what’s happening at different locations. Users share where they currently are, what they’re doing and post future plans. Posting this information can be done on Plazes.com or by mobile phone (via text messaging). Users can also join groups to stay connected with their favorite people and Plazes.

  • Plazes Blog Feed

Outside.in Story Maps

Outside.in Story Maps

Location Scout outside.in | StoryMap

The Story Map doesnt work anymore. That kinda sux 🙁

Still, as a location scout or location manager, you may need to find news (i.e.ongoing construction, traffic, local government…) about a location (i.e. New York City…)

Find news about New York, NY on outside.in

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outside-in-bloggers

Redirected Location Scout Story Map – New Destination = ‘OutsideIn for Bloggers’

Location Scout Google+Yahoo+MSN News

Location Scout Google+Yahoo+MSN News

News Map | Location Scout – Location Manager News | Google+Yahoo+MSN News

Below is an interactive map (no longer works 🙁 containing excerpts of news stories about location scouts and location managers world-wide, as syndicated by Google News, Yahoo News and Bing News.

Wikipedia

Wikipedia

Google News – Wikipedia

Google News is a free news aggregator provided and operated by Google Inc, selecting most up-to-date information from thousands of publications by an automatic aggregation algorithm.
Launched in September 2002, the service was tagged as a beta test for over three years until January 2006. The initial idea was developed by Krishna Bharat.

Yahoo! News – Wikipedia

Yahoo! News is an Internet-based news aggregator provided by Yahoo!. It categorises news into ‘Top Stories’, ‘U.S. National’, ‘World’, ‘Business’, ‘Entertainment’, ‘Science’, ‘Health’, ‘Weather’, ‘Most Popular’, ‘News Photos’, ‘Op/Ed’, and ‘Local News’.

Bing News – Wikipedia

Bing News (previously Live Search News) is a part of Microsoft’s Bing search engine. It is a search engine and aggregator specifically for news articles through a variety of trusted and credible internet news sources, including New York Times, Washington Post and Reuters.

Other “Newsy” links on Location Scout R. Richard Hobbs – nyc.locationscout.us

Stuff you probly don’t need 😉




Amazon

Amazon

Online Maps at Amazon

Panoramio at Amazon

GPS Maps & Software at Amazon