My friend Paul Gestwicki from Ball State University sent me a link describing a killer app. for the mobile phone. The app. mashes GPS and Map annotation to give the user an augmented experience of the objects around him. Here’s a clip from one of the companies, mobilizy.com, about their product Wikitude:
Paul sent me the link because at a recent Google workshop we’d brainstormed about an app. for creating ‘custom tours’ where GPS or barcodes are used to give the user info about objects and places around them.