Google Wave

The Google team is working on an open source communications tool. It is being lead by the same engineers that pioneered Google Maps (Lars and Yen Rasmussen). Google Wave is based on HTML 5 and combines email, twitter, instant messenger, pictures, maps, etc. It will have a strong suite of Application Programing Interfaces. The strong commitment to open source code and API’s from Google will ensure this Google Wave will pivotal in the world of geospatial web.