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Updated: 2009-11-26T05:18:31.540-05:00

 



Thank you, Swampthing, Dewey and Amblin for the th...

2008-03-13T11:10:00.000-04:00

Thank you, Swampthing, Dewey and Amblin for the thoughts and info. It's pretty obvious to me now that my epiphany -- though news to ME -- is not new. As Gibson says: "The future is already here -- it's just not evenly distributed yet."

What needs to happen within the publishing industry is we need to figure out which method of scanning makes the most sense in the short term, and then



FYI, Cell phones in Japan have been reading QR Cod...

2008-03-13T10:26:00.000-04:00

FYI, Cell phones in Japan have been reading QR Codes for a while.
A NY Times Article about it.



Most cell phones already have the required equipme...

2008-03-12T12:45:00.000-04:00

Most cell phones already have the required equipment: a digital camera.

While I'm sure cell phone companies would want to keep this functionality to themselves, it would be possible to make a service to which you can send a photo of the bar code (notice all that functionality is already supported) and it then sends you an appropriate URL. You could also use optical character



One mobile application I would like to see for the...

2008-03-11T22:20:00.000-04:00

One mobile application I would like to see for the iPhone is a physical world navigation tool.

A tool that provides information in one click. A permission based platform that lets the user retrieve information from the world around them. I think Neomedia Technologies and Apple should get together.

Neomeida's IP covers this interaction.

The user could retain