HTC P3470 PDA phone with Windows Mobile, GPS and navigation software from TomTom is on the way to the market – February is announced.
Product Sheet: www.htc.com/product/03-product_p3470.htm
“Geovative’s GeoTours Premium was designed specifically for destination marketing organizations, the company said. ‘It’s basically for any organization that wants to attract people to their location in a unique fashion,’ said Scott Rock, co-founder of Geovative.”
At Geovative.com you can “create ‘tours’, or groupings of locations on a map, and add text, images, or audio files to each location. Tours can be shared with anyone across the world through GeoTours Xchange. If you prefer seeing things in person, you can download tours to a supported GPS device through GeoTours On the Go.”
The Premium service allows “you to create personalized Mini-Sites, add tours to your own web page using Tour Widgets, and view detailed statistics and graphs about your tours. Plus, GeoTours Premium is ad-free and you get 10 times the normal storage space! GeoTours Premium is a subscription-based service, but there’s also a free 1-month trial available.”
Via GPS World.
A geo community for web and phone users, where everybody can upload geolocated photos, audios, videos, points of interest. About GyPSii:
“GyPSii is the consumer application for mobile, web & Internet connected devices.GyPSii allows users to share their real life experiences in the virtual world using mobile devices and the web. It is a social networking, search & location based suite of integrated mobile and web applications – for users to share, view & upload pictures, video, text and POI (points of interest) with a Geo-location – place and track each other in their select communities. Find people and places, points of interest, map and navigate to them all.
A record of a Life History of Events in Full Context (Video & audio clips, location(s), photos, text, shared experiences & people, etc.)
A seamless mobile & web experience built on the convergence of locations based services, social networking, mobile & web 2.0 technologies, agnostic access across devices and networks.”
The phone client is available for Windows Mobile – for Symbian S60, Nokia only, it is soon to come.
Interesting is the “Market Overview and Introduction to GyPSii” (PDF).