Fluidtime

Fluidtime is another project from the Interaction Design Institute Ivrea. The goal of Fluidtime is to use text messaging for negotiating the use of shared resources. For the Ivrea students, this means getting to class on time and keeping their clothes clean. The prototype system explores how the real value in location based services is when they are connected to people and information, instead of …

Upoc’s New BREW Application

Upoc is now available on Verizon's Get It Now! BREW service. You can download the application to have a full featured interface to all the Upoc messaging services. What's Upoc? It's an easy-to-use wireless service connecting you to your friends, your interests, the world – whenever and wherever. With Upoc, your mobile phone is more than a phone. You can use it to send text, …

Dodgeball

Dennis Crowley and Alex Rainert have launched Dodgeball 3.0, a location based mobile messaging solution for New Yorkers. Dodgeball has three core features: Guide, Circles, and Scout. Guide is just for finding and rating places, Circles and Scout are much more interesting because they are community based. Circles is ìI am here. Where are you?î It gives you the mailing list pattern for location: group …