There’s plenty of opportunity for mobile app developers, particularly when they integrate location technology and location capabilities in their apps.
For the GEO developer and location technology professional, what’s the big deal? Well, the opportunity of course. The demand for mobile applications and mobile solutions has never been greater. For those skilled in GIS, mapping, and location technologies these findings reveal some very clear opportunities as well as ideas for your next project or application. Looking at the findings above, it is clear that applications that target these topic areas all should incorporate location and location search capabilities in order to be popular and effective. Search and discover, track me, find “near me” are capabilities that consumers expect in their apps.
Getting started is easy. You now have a seed planted for an idea. All you need is some data, dev tools, and some support. The following are a few resources to assist you in building the next hot mobile app!