Beyond the Blue Dot: New Features in Android Location

Waleed Kadous, Jaikumar Ganesh

Location is not only at the heart of maps, but increasingly it's becoming critical to a new generation of contextual apps that are more aware of where the user is and what they're doing. Join us as we explore some of the new applications these APIs make possible.

  • Waleed Kadous

    Dr Waleed Kadous leads the Android location team. His stated mission is "1cm accurate location everywhere always."

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  • Jaikumar Ganesh

    Jaikumar Ganesh has been working on Android for the last 6 years. He has worked on various modules like telephony, bluetooth - where he was the tech lead - internal infrastructure, experimental projects etc. Currently he is a tech lead and manager on the Android Location team.

    Jaikumar Ganesh on Google+