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This is really exciting news to me. Now, I wonder if they offer any holiday discounts... :rolleyes:

http://www.earthmine...20071211-01.php

And check out an example of their work here:



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Pretty cool. By the way, do watch the video on Youtube; the one on the earthmine website is hiccuppy.

Here's a question: This technology and similar attempts are all based on vehicle-mounted cameras. Where I see the greatest use for this is walking, based navigation; we need a lot less information for road navigation, and the web of driving options is a lot looser. So... I wonder about non-car-mounted applications. Like to find your way around Times Square, above and below ground. Or to find your way around Central Park.

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