28 December 2008

Mobile Phone Apps

This post has formating issues. A better formated version is here .

In a previous post I discussed mobile phone APIs>. In this post I will look at the most promising classes of mobile phone apps.

Mobile Barcodes

Mobile Barcodes Background

Android Zxing

2D Barcode Reading Apps
Neo Media Neo Media Patents
Apps that Use Barcode Readers

Mobile Phone Ticketing
Biometrics based authentication
Mobile Phone Video
Capture Cam from Richmond, VIC, Australia
Japanese mobile phone users are doing Live Video feed via Piconet

Mobile Advertising
Dream Eye Media from Australia
Services Companies
New Media Studios Entertainment. An infrastructure provider & content aggregator of demographic specific new media content. It has two current content related initiatives CiVision and emtyspace.
Mo-Style mobile portal and community.

Further Reading
Top 10 Android Apps in 2008

1 comment:

Phil said...

http://www.deviceanywhere.com/ looks very useful:

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