The Numbers 326,000 Mobile Touch
Web sites worldwide (circa Jan 10; source: Taptu) 185,000 iPhone apps in the App Store (as at April 10; source: Wikipedia) 27,000 apps in the Android market (circa April 10; source: AndroidLib.com) Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/spierisf/4344920695/
12 Future Apps For Your
iPhone Alex Iskold, March 2008 1. Reality Tagging 2. People Tagging 3. Reality Recognition 4. Physical Social Networks 5. Personalized Travel Guides 6. Digital and Physical Treasure Hunt 7. Distributed Mobile Games 8. Credit Card and Biometrics as Software 9. Paperless Receipts & Digital Business Cards 10. Medical records as Software 11. Physical Browsing & Digital Shopping 12. Location/time-based deals http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/12_future_apps_for_your_iphone.php
Geo-location Services - Location-as-Platform -
Where you are Use Cases: Showing nearby restaurants and ratings Mobile advertising Local news Events Wikipedia data about local buildings Imagine the possibilities when you add data from sensors... http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/foursquare_location_platform.php
Internet of Things - Barcode
scanning (e.g. data about a product) - Phone as RFID tag and reader Sensors: - Phone reads and acts on sensor data from real world objects (e.g. temperature, noise, activity). - The phone may be used as a sensor itself (e.g. proximity).
Sensors/Senses The iPhone has a
built-in accelerometer (motion detector). Uses include: Game control Navigation functions Augmented Reality Context-awareness apps The iPhone also has: Microphone (noise sensor) Proximity sensor Ambient light sensor
Shipments of mobile phone motion
sensors (accelerometers, compasses, gyroscopes and pressure sensors) 2.2 will rise to billion units in 2014, up from 435.9 million in Pic: iBeer; https://www.hottrixdownload.com/iphone/ 2009. Source: iSuppli Corp; http://www.cellular-news.com/story/43168.php
Emerging Wireless Standards NFC -
Near Field Communication - Mobile payments DASH7 - Wireless sensor networking standard - Advanced location-based services - Long-distance mobile advertising - Mobile coupons Other standards include WiMax, ZigBee and 4G.
Junaio iPhone App Partnership with
BART, SF Bay Area Rapid Transit system. Uses BART API: Place locations of nearby stations in a user's field of vision Estimate arrival time of trains at each station Display that live in real-time using AR.