Multi-User Google Maps Collaboration on Android

This application allows users in different locations to work together in Google Maps.

The collaboration features in this application include:

  • Video Chat
  • Map Synchronization on move, zoom, etc.
  • Whiteboarding
  • Cursor sharing

When running on Android, the application can use the device’s GPS to share your location.

This is just another example of “built-in” collaboration (go here and here for more). The point is really how easy it is to add these collaboration features to any application, and then to deploy these collaboration-enabled applications to multiple screens (browser, desktop, Android, and more devices soon).

Experience the application in the browser

Click here to experience the browser version of the application.

The application is written in Flex 4. The collaboration features are powered by LiveCycle Collaboration Service.

19 Responses to Multi-User Google Maps Collaboration on Android

  1. Adobe Flex Tutorial August 27, 2010 at 11:47 am #

    Hi,
    will you also provide the source code for this application?

    Thanks,
    Fabien

  2. Maç Oyunları August 28, 2010 at 3:55 am #

    The application can use the device’s GPS to share your location..

  3. Curt Staubach August 30, 2010 at 12:04 pm #

    Thanks for putting this demo out there. Very helpful and really exciting to see what’s possible. Just a minor little bug – for the desktop version, when a user selects ‘Email Invitation,’ the subject is ‘Invitation to play Tic-Tac-Toe’ (which is also a cool example BTW).

    Again, thanks for everything.

  4. Bryan September 21, 2010 at 6:28 am #

    whats the name of the application and how do i get it? thanks!

  5. Sam October 19, 2010 at 11:09 am #

    That’s really cool… I will see if I can figure out how to actually put it to use. Cheers.

  6. Thomas October 20, 2010 at 8:49 am #

    Just amazing ! And so simple to code ..

  7. Matt November 12, 2010 at 7:53 pm #

    Christophe, did you use the Google Maps Air API for the map or the map application? If it’s the map application, how do you send it locations?
    I’d love to see some of the source for this one!

    Cheers,

    Matt

  8. Tanweer January 4, 2011 at 9:34 am #

    Nice application.

    can you please provide code of it?

    Regards
    Tanweer

  9. Tan March 6, 2011 at 6:30 am #

    How does the map synchronization works with LCCS?

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  11. num July 23, 2011 at 5:36 pm #

    if you could provide the source code it would be great thanks!

  12. jack murtha July 26, 2011 at 9:43 pm #

    You should post code for this project like you do for other projects.

  13. Justin September 23, 2011 at 1:55 pm #

    But… Google maps over AIR does not function on iOS, right? So this application is limited to only android devices…

  14. musab umair October 16, 2011 at 11:01 pm #

    Awesome…. very nice using LCCS and map. Is it possible to share the source code like other project you have done :)

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