National Location Data Standard Approved – Does The Private Sector Care?
by Marshall Kirkpatrick, Read Write Web, April 26, 2011
After five years of interagency collaboration and thousands of points of public communication, a new standard data format for addresses, thoroughfares and landmarks has been approved by the final agency acronym it needs to be in order for the project to reach its culmination. This seems like it could be huge news in a world where mobile location apps are set to define the future of the computing user experience – but for some reason the standard seems mired in government circles with little comment or enthusiasm from the private sector.
- National Location Data Standard Approved – Does The Private Sector Care? (readwriteweb.com)