Personal tour guide
Layar is a free Augmented Reality app for iPhone and Android smart phones. Layar will use your camera to display layer specific information about your surroundings via a transparent filter.
Why it matters
Adopted and adapted by tourism boards all over Europe, this app is the ultimate tourist guide. Will apps like this one-day replace traditional tour guides and books as people can carry their own personal tour guide in their pocket for free?
18. August 2010
Sonim have invented the first-ever nearly indestructible mobile phone, which is now on sale in Britain. The Enduro is the only phone that’s been engineered for people who work outdoors, having been tested and proven capable of withstanding extreme environmental and industrial conditions. Resistant to water, humidity and dirt, it’s even been approved for military use.
Cisco and Xerox are partnering to bring printing to mobile phones. Utilizing cloud and borderless network technology, Cisco and Xerox are making it possible to print from any device to a printer with their mobile phone.