Useful Google Wave Extensions, Gadgets

No doubt, Google Wave is one stop solution that will change the way you communicate to your Friends, Family, and at Work.

Wave a complete Collaboration tool, that let’s you do everything in REALTIME! we had discussed allt he potential usages, benefits of using Google Wave:

How Google Wave is a Killer App for Converged Email, IM, Forums, Social, Enterprise

Then to promote Google wave, we opened up 100+ invites. Now the next step, Making your Google Journey smooth with some useful Extensions (rather than fun) and Widgets.

Wave is a completely extensible platform, like Firefox. Wave extensions come in two flavors: gadgets and robots.

A gadget is a piece of rich content that you can add to a wave. A few example gadgets are available in the Gadget gallery.

1. Tweety

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Short Description: Tweets wave blips to twitter, and displays tweets from it.

Why it’s Interesting: The ability to tweet from Wave can update non-Wave participants thus eliminating the need to add 100’s of Wave participants.

2. Blogbot

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Short Description: Organizes related waves (blog posts, FAQ, etc) in a central Table of Contents wave.

Why it’s Interesting: Try organizing hundreds of Waves!  It won’t be easy, but this application should make it easier.  Now if it came with analytics I’d really be interested.

3. Polly

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Short Description: Creates a Wave to poll recipients and store their answers. Users are able to dynamically alter their choices.

Why it’s Interesting: Poll your employees, customers and suppliers to learn more about your company.  That’s always a good idea.

4. Dr. Maps

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Short Description: Dr. Maps Robot allows you to get a map from an address. Give it an address and it will insert into the wave a mini-map locating the address and a link to the Google Map locating the address.

Why it’s Interesting: Adding an address to a Google Map is only the beginning of why this application is important to the enterprise.   Think about all of the use cases around supply chain management, demographic targeting, and crowd sourcing location content.

5. Embedded Search Results

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Description: This simple robot allows you to quickly and easily perform a search and have the results embedded in your Wave. Currently supports Google & Flickr Searches.

Why it’s Interesting: Marketing and Sales teams can track customers and prospects automatically (Google Alerts for Wave).  Similarly, Operations and Finance can track strategic suppliers (risk management).  Teams then collaborate and share opinion about the information.

6. Wikify

Wikify

Description: Convert your Wave talks into Wikipedia’s content by adding Topics.

Wikify Address: wikifier@appspot.com

7. Dr Weather

It is a weather related extension which gives you an idea of weather in the city. Add Dr Weather using following address.

dr.weather.2

Dr Weather Address: shiny-sky@appspot.com

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  • izzat aziz

    wow even in preview version there are some many stuff in it..
    wonder when the want to release it..

    thank you for coming to my blog and comment, appreciate it 🙂

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    wow even in preview version there are some many stuff in it..
    wonder when the want to release it..

    thank you for coming to my blog and comment, appreciate it 🙂

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  • Nice preview of some of the extensions. Quite informative for a brief post. Thanks indeed for sharing.

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