Mapping Innovations in Geospatial Data, On-Demand Convenience, Air Quality Insights, and Augmented Reality - Location Weekly Episode 641

In Episode 641, Location Weekly takes you on an exploration of the dynamic world of geo-technology and location-based services. We dive into the innovative journey of Data Sutram, a startup revolutionizing the use of geospatial data and artificial intelligence across diverse sectors. DoorDash introduces DashMart, a game-changing feature enabling on-demand dining without a specific delivery address. Google Maps offers real-time insights into the Air Quality Index (AQI), enhancing environmental awareness. Lastly, Snapchat and Verizon collaborate to bring a 5G-enabled augmented reality (AR) experience to the Met Gala. Episode 641 is your portal to the fascinating realms of technology and convenience, keeping you informed in the dynamic landscape of location-based tech!


  • [๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ] Data Sutram is a startup that uses geospatial data and artificial intelligence to help businesses understand location potential in sectors like banking, retail, e-commerce, and real estate.
  • [๐Ÿšš] DoorDash is experimenting with DashMart, a feature that lets customers order from nearby stores and restaurants without providing a specific delivery address, powered by DoorDash's network of dark stores and drivers.
  • [๐ŸŒ] Google Maps now includes a global real-time Air Quality Index (AQI) layer, offering insights into air pollution levels and health impact, with data sourced from multiple providers including the World Air Quality Index Project and the US Environmental Protection Agency.
  • [๐Ÿ“ฑ] Snapchat and Verizon have teamed up to create a 5G-enabled augmented reality (AR) experience for the Met Gala event in New York, allowing users to explore the museum, view celebrities' outfits in 3D, and participate in interactive elements like quizzes and polls.