Then you go out walking/clubbing/shopping and if a compatible partner comes within Bluetooth distance (about 15 metres), your phone rings and the pic and message of the nearby "match" person pops up on your phone and vice verca (i.e your pic and message pops up on theirs).You can then choose whether to walk up and say hello, text each other or pass on the opportunity.
Based on years of research at MIT's Media Lab, n TAG brings social technology into the business event arena where both host and attendee derive numerous benefits compared to the paper badges of the past.
PIX is an unconventional product from an unconventional lifestyle company called Xenofreaks Inc.
With PIX, Xenofreaks have hit on an idea that may change the way people interact with each other, especially those whom we don't know, but would like to.
Communication and interaction is the basis of the new Korean product PIX, an interactive visual display device that has just hit the market.
Also coined the "ego visualiser" by its designers, PIX could quite possibly pave the way in how we express ourselves through our clothes and accessories in the 21st century.
The proxidating service is different to both, but has similarities.
To use the service you download the Proxidating software, install it on your mobile, activate the Bluetooth connection and fill in your profile and the profile you are seeking, add a photo of yourself and the message you wish to send.
February 12, 2005 The world of computer-mediated matching services looks set to blossom as wireless technologies become all-pervasive.
We've covered two such ingenious matchmaking services in the last twelve months and now a third with enormous potential has emerged.
The third new such matchmaking service was introduced this week - the Proxidating locality-based matchmaking service for Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone users, offers an interesting new way for people to get together. ), the Proxidating service uses Bluetooth connectivity to make the initial contact and with mobile phone usage now universal in many countries, particularly among the young, socially mobile and technology-savvy group, we think it has anormous potential.
To understand the potential of the system, it's probably illustrative to look at the two technolgies in this proximity-matching area that have preceeded it.