some hardware suggestions
stargazer.dave at gmail.com
Fri Aug 29 14:48:31 CEST 2008
On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 5:56 PM, Christ van Willegen
<cvwillegen at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 1:28 PM, Nishit Dave <stargazer.dave at gmail.com>
> > Would you prefer "aaah...thanks for using me as your phone", or "life,
> > talk on me about it" modes?
> This is where location-aware (preferably in 4D) comes in. "Hey, you're
> close to the supermarket, and it's open, and you need (these)
> groceries". All this preferably e-spoken, ofcourse...
Yes. And then we can sample our wives' voices to use with festival?
> This is where a _good_ OpenStreetMap comes in. You'll need a map that
> is as correct as possible, and with as many POI's on it as possible.
> Get your government to open up its road database. It's already being
> done in Europe, and the USA has already donated its Tiger database as
We have learnt that it is better to do it yourself. Which is why the
ILUG-BOM  had organized an OSM Sprint .
Yours truly may be witnessed in the list - complaining about the FR. I
really would love to see (a) reliable phone functions, and (b) GPRS GUI
working so I can exploit the FR's tremendous potential.
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