Samsung Digital Imaging today unveiled the ST1000 camera with never before seen built-in geo-tagging, Bluetooth 2.0 and Wi-Fi connectivity. Offering consumers an ‘always on’ experience, users can now send and post pictures almost as quickly as they take them, whilst the GPS capabilities will keep track of exactly where each picture was shot.
Coinciding with the celebration of their 100th year in business, German camera-accessory manufacturer Bilora announces the availability of the “Bilora photo-geotagger” based on u-blox’ “Capture & Process” GPS solution. Based on advanced satellite-GPS technology, the hot-shoe accessory allows virtually any SLR camera to instantaneously capture position anywhere in the world each time a photo is taken.
Stottler Henke Associates, Inc. announced the release of GeoDoc, a new web application that semi- automatically generates accurate geospatially-grounded text. GeoDoc utilizes intelligent, context-sensitive heuristics to add coordinate metadata tags, called geotags, to text documents with unprecedented accuracy.
COSCON Logistics, a global leader in the logistics industry and the leading logistics provider in China, announced that it will begin real-time, GPS tracking and monitoring of shipper conveyances. The program, which is the first large-scale commercial GPS-based tracking system launched thus far in China, will provide COSCON shippers and customers with improved supply chain execution, efficiency and security.
Trimble makes it easier and more fun for fans of the T-Mobile G1 to take a hike, climb a mountain or reel in the big one by using the power of their phone’s Global Positioning System (GPS) technology. The Trimble Outdoors(TM) application is now available on the G1, the first phone for the Android(TM) open software platform. Trimble Outdoors turns the G1 into a full-featured GPS navigator and geotagging tool for hiking, backpacking, fishing and other outdoor activities.
IBM has integrated local sports coverage and augmented virtual reality (AR) at this year’s Wimbledon, still the prestige tennis tournament on the calendar. The mobile reality app, Seer Android, is very much the shape of things to come, writes Christopher Backeberg…
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