SOURCE: MetaCarta

October 17, 2008 12:14 ET

MetaCarta to Present at the Mobile Internet World on Location Based Services on October 23, 2008, in Boston, MA

CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwire - October 17, 2008) - MetaCarta, Inc., the leading provider of geographic search and referencing solutions, today announced Bob Warren, Vice President of Products at MetaCarta, will speak about location based search on two separate panels at Mobile Internet World. MetaCarta will also be exhibiting at the conference (booth #417).

What:     Mobile Internet World 2008. Location Based Services Track.
Where:    Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, Massachusetts
Who:      Bob Warren, Vice President of Products, MetaCarta

Panel 1:  Past, Present and Future of Location-based Mobile Services
          Experience an introduction to location based mobile services
          including presentations on user privacy expectations and
          technology to support privacy with mobile location based
          services, location based mobile marketing and location based
When:     Thursday, October 23 at 2:00 PM

Panel 2:  Does LBS have a Future Beyond Navigation?
          While location-based services for consumers have enjoyed a fair
          amount of hype during the past year, no one can argue with the
          success enjoyed by mobile navigation services, which are
          consistently one of the most popular services carriers offer
          today. However, other applications like friend finders, family
          finders, location-based marketing and location-based shopping
          have found meager uptake in many markets. Is there a consumer
          market for other LBS applications besides navigation?
When:     Thursday, October 23 at 3:00 PM

About MetaCarta

MetaCarta, Inc. is the leading provider of geographic search and referencing solutions. MetaCarta products make data and unstructured content "location-aware," making that information geographically relevant. Using a map interface, these innovative solutions make it possible for customers to discover, visualize, and act on important location-based information. Founded by a team of MIT researchers in 2001, MetaCarta is privately held, with US headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts and offices in Vienna, Virginia and Houston, Texas and resellers worldwide. For more information, please visit or MetaCarta Resource Center.

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