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Apps and Maps Studios, Temple University

The next global economic boom will be enabled by the fairest exchanges of URL identifiable resources, we call URX (universal res exchange).

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2012
  • Employees 1
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Company Summary

The Apps and Maps Studios at Temple University is charged with education missions, civic services and the responsibility of creating jobs in Philly. The URX project was inspired by these non-trivial missions. We have tested the URX concept on the Philly's vacant lot problem ( that has won Google API developer challenge Runners Up award (selected from 27 countries, 87 teams). We are interested in moving forward with full vision.


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    Youngjin Yoo

    PhD'97, University of Maryland, studies a wide range of topics broadly related to the IT-enabled innovations and organizational transformation. Over the last five years, he has been studying the changes and innovations in architecture, construction and engineering industry. In 2003-04, he studied the implementation of the integrated financial management systems at NASA. He also studies the worldwide diffusion of broadband wireless technologies.

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    Justin Y Shi
    Project Lead

    PhD'84, University of Pennsylvania, studies large scale parallel processing technologies. Inventor of stateless parallel processing machine. Co-inventor of data intensive statistic multiplexed computing architecture. Founder and CSO of Parallel Computers Technology Inc., a private R&D company. Associate Chairman, CIS Department, Temple University. Funded by NSF, NIH and private companies in the past.