Hoko is a server suite for Mobile Location-based Services and data processing: The server can pull data from network provider's positioning systems, store positions in a database and perform spatial analysis on the data.
Hoko has been developed by Intevation within five months under a contract with Newt Games, Paris, a start-up supported by InventMobile (Orange/Wanadoo).
The Hoko server builds the backbone for location based online community games, where players are acting in a virtual area being a 1:1 copy of the real world with additional objects/features. A first installation is running for Tokio.
But the applicability is not limited to online games. Hoko provides more general features: