Monday, June 8, 2009

Nokia Kamppi Allows You To Search Nearby Friends

Nokia is currently trying out a new service called Kamppi. Kamppi is an indoor positioning service for mobile devices. This service can be used to track you friends who may be roaming around nearby. But you may ask, what is so special about it ? The main feature of Kamppi is that it does not rely on GPS to track your buddies. Rather this new service from Nokia utilizes the existing wireless LAN networks in a building like a shopping mall. And thus it can be really very useful when you are in a building where GPS is not working. This new technology is under trial at Kamppi shopping mall in Helsinki, Finland. Here is video :

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