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New Mobile Services July 5, 2006

Posted by reto wettach in innovative interfaces, mobile, physical interaction design, rfid.
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Vancouver one can finally pay his parking fee via phone – powered by Verrus. Call a number and type the number of minutes you want to park. Nice additional feature: if you leave early, you can call the number again and cancel the remaining minutes…

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I am wondering, whether it would be nice to have gestures for these kind of services – gestures as in table whacking.

Buscom from Finland is doing a trial with Nokian on this issue: One can pay the bus fare with a simple gesture with the mobile phone:

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1. we make money not art - July 6, 2006

Blanket stories

Each time you switch off the snooze button in the morning, the Blanc-o-matic, by Eva Burneleit and Katrin Lütkemöller, is gradually and irrevocably pulled down in the direction of your feets by 20 cm. Video. Via a neat post by…

2. Futurelab's Blog - July 7, 2006

Blanket Stories

by: Régine Debatty   Each time you switch off the snooze button in the morning, the Blanc-o-matic, by Eva Burneleit and Katrin Lütkemöller, is gradually and irrevocably pulled down in the direction of your feets by 20 cm….


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