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Tim Hibbard CEO for EnGraph software

Steve Walker was at my AJAX.NET talk at Wichita Code Camp. This is what he said:

...One thing that I thought was interesting about the presentation was Tim showing us how his company uses Google Maps and GPS to track items around the world in real time. In a VERY small amount of code, we were able to see where Tim was at and where he had been on his drive over this morning...

Thanks Steve. People are starting to use the Where's Tim API for interesting things. One guy mashed up Where's Tim data with the 411Sync API so using various communication types like SMS, Yahoo and AOL instant messenger and WAP, one can get a string that describes my location. Try it out!

Mike Brower added my current location to his LocEight site.

We have also been working on mashing up other real time GPS data sources into Where's Tim. It's not perfect yet, but it's getting close. For example, Carl, president of EnGraph, now has a Nextel and you can view his location here. Sami Sattanen provides an XML interface into his real time GPS information and you can view his data on Where's Tim as well.

Not only can you mashup Where's Tim data into your application, you can also mashup your data into Where's Tim (more information soon). I love the open data age!!

Posted on Sunday, June 4, 2006 6:53 PM Where's Tim | Back to top


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Again, great presentation ! I look forward to the day when I can access the "WheresMyDaughter" web site and see where's she's at and what she's doing :-)
Left by Steve Walker on Jun 05, 2006 6:38 AM

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ur such a hottie
Left by Nancy on Aug 16, 2007 11:25 PM

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