During Nokia World 2010, Nokia Research Center demoed some of its future technologies currently in development. The most interesting was the Indoor Navigator, which allows users to navigate indoors by connecting devices to a transmitter within a building that can figure out the angle at which your device is linking from. This was possible thanks to a research concept called Nokia High Accuracy Indoor Positioning technology, the most accurate of its kind in the world. Hit the jump for the video demo.
Oct 12 2010
Oct 09 2010
The release of the new firmware update for the Nokia N8 has got me thinking about firmware versions and how Nokia provides this service. Has Nokia improved its service in this area or is it still all just jargon to the average user? Hit the jump for my thoughts and please feel free to share yours.
Oct 01 2010
Metaio GmbH, the leading expert on Augmented Reality (AR), held a conference in Munich, called “insideAR”, with focus on current practical applications in marketing and industry as well as on the future of this exciting field, which is being identified by many analysts as one of the most disruptive technologies of the years to come. 250 attendees from many countries and industries were able to follow insightful presentations by Intel, Nokia, Siemens and others about their company`s contributions and plans regarding AR. Check out the video demo after the break to catch a glimpse of the future of Augmented Reality.
Nokia has announced that there are currently more than 200,000 new users signing up to Ovi everyday, and that Ovi Store has reached the milestone of 2.3 million downloads per day as more than 90 percent of visits are converting into downloads. Available in more than 190 countries, Ovi is discovered through Maps, Music, Messaging, Store and in select countries, Life Tools. The number of active Nokia service users has now reached almost 140 million worldwide.