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posted on Feb, 9 2008 @ 06:47 AM
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Nokia turns people into traffic sensors


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Each student car was issued a Nokia N95 phone with GPS and special traffic-monitoring software developed by Nokia's Palo Alto, Calif.-based research lab--plus a Bluetooth headset. As the students drove the freeway, the phone sent data about each car's speed and position back to the company's research facility. The data is compiled and used to predict traffic patterns and help drivers get where they need to be quickly...
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posted on Feb, 9 2008 @ 06:47 AM
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not surprising at all. sounds useful, but eerily close to RFID stuff, and who knows, maybe they'll make the cell phones connect to our RFID chips to let them know where we are, that bypasses the situation with the readers needing to be certain distances away from the tags.

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[edit on 9-2-2008 by psychedeliack]



posted on Mar, 22 2008 @ 11:51 AM
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I agree with you. It seems like many companies (especially spy-agencies) are working hard to keep us under their control, and make us become walking-antennas.





 
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