Imagine wireless context tags mounted inside shop windows, furniture or beside statues supplying content to your PDA as you walk through an airport or an old city centre. Such is the vision of ambient intelligence recently tested by IST-project AMBIESENSE.
The 30-month project, which runs until October 2004, has developed a system of context tags linked with digital content. Placed at strategic locations in a given environment, the tags communicate information to users relevant to their surroundings remotely from a content provider via Bluetooth or WLAN.
The main user sites chosen for testing the AMBIESENSE system are the Oslo Airport and the old city centre of Seville.
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