Tracking and analyzing your whereabouts with mobile devices

April 6, 2010, 8:30 AM PST | Length: 309


At the Where 2.0 conference in San Jose, Calif., Deborah Estrin, a professor of computer science at UCLA, says the capability of GPS mobile phones to record location over time creates a new wealth of analytics. For example, new opportunities will exist where information is gathered from multiple users that better enables the accuracy of local traffic conditions.