June 06, 2004

Future Prototypes

Some of our ideas for future Urban Tapestries prototypes are taking shape and can be viewed here.

They address the long-term proposal for UT to become a p2p or distributed server platform; a shorter term proposal to re-fit our existing Locustworld MeshBoxes with hard drives and use them as extremely local UT servers providing content to wireless clients; and a range of possibilities for hybrid forms of location sensing using barcode readers for camera phones, WiFi spotters and near field radio beacons.


Posted by Giles Lane at June 6, 2004 01:41 AM