Friday, February 10, 2006

Using cell phones to retrieve information about environment

From New Scientist Technology Blog:http://www.newscientist.com/blog/technology/...
With Mapion Local Search, users can now walk down the street anywhere inJapan and point at over 700,000 objects such as buildings, shops,restaurants,banks, historical sites and instantly retrieve information on what they arelooking at or find what they are looking for just by pointing their phone.Just like one uses a mouse to click on an object on a computer screen andretrieve information, now users can Click on the Real World® using their mobilephone. - Geovector.com

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