Tuesday, September 20, 2005

New Scientist Breaking News - Camera phones will be high-precision scanners

New Scientist Breaking News - Camera phones will be high-precision scanners

"New software, developed by NEC and the Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST) in Japan, goes further than existing cellphone camera technology by allowing entire documents to be scanned simply by sweeping the phone across the page."
A couple years ago, Marshall Keys suggested that the cellphone would become the primary data discovery and retrieval tool. Looks like the Japanese have done it...