Wed, 13 April 2011
Lester Madden (smart phone app developer consultant) is today's featured guest.
Topics: How secret tags inside the digital photos you post online reveal your GPS location; how criminals will use Augmented Reality to evade the police and commit crimes more efficiently; how advertisers will annoy us using Augmented Reality; and the free app which may put TomTom and Garmin out of business. Additional topics include: Ricky Gervais, Starbucks, Google Goggles, Snap Tell, the inaccuracy of GPS, future GPS satellites which will improve accuracy, face recognition, Wikitude, and how Augmented Reality will let you vote more easily on reality shows.
Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the April 13, 2011 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 34 minutes]. This interview was recorded as a Skype-to-Skype call on March 26, 2011.
Lester Madden spent 10 years at Microsoft evangelising the latest Microsoft developer products. After leaving Microsoft, Lester joined Skype and launched their developer program. He has also worked at Symbian Software Limited, Nokia Devices R&D and Symbian Foundation, working with thousands of developers to help bring applications to market. In 2009 Augmented Planet was created as a blog to catalogue the ever increasing growth of augmented reality. In 2010 Augmented Planet Consulting was created to utilize over 15 years of industry experience helping developers and organizations use cutting edge technologies and bring new products/services to market.