TITLE

Virtual necessity for taking in the sights

AUTHOR(S)
Hadfield, Will
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);4/22/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7673, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the development of handheld computers for use by visitors to the castles in Nottingham, England. Incorporation of Global Positioning System and accelerometer technology within flatscreen devices by the project called Equator; Ability of people to interact with their physical environments using digital technology.
ACCESSION #
16884138

 

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