Comments on 'Nearest Tube' Augmented Reality iPhone App
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"It's great that this kind of application is coming to the iPhone. An application called Wikitude AR was developed last fall to run on a G1 Google Android smartphone. Here's a short video showing Wikitude in action.
(Nearest Tube iPhone app video)
(Bill Christensen 7/18/2009 1:50:55 PM)
"Aww, I was hoping it would superimpose free wifi hotspots."
(Brandon 7/20/2009 6:04:54 AM)
"Brandon, that's a good idea. In fact, a quick googling reveals that there are some iPhone apps that do just that. One uses GPS and a database of 60,000 spots; others expand the iPhone's regular functionality. None superimpose it on the picture received from the camera though. Maybe someone knows about an existing app for Android or Palm (or iPhone)?"
(Bill Christensen 7/20/2009 8:55:10 AM)