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Thursday, November 01, 2007

Sony uses Wi-Fi to pinpoint noodle shops

Sony’s a strange company - on the one hand it appears every inch the industry giant striving to return to its former glory yet, on the other, it produces really bizarre products like its latest piece of software that uses Wi-Fi to locate noodle restaurants.

Thursday, June 28, 2007

PlaceEngine Wi-Fi mapping spreads wings beyond Sony

Confirming the promise we saw in Sony’s GPS-shunning PlaceEngine application recently, comes the news that Japanese mapping giant Edia will use it in its next round of navigation software.

Friday, June 08, 2007

Sony’s geeky backside exposed in Tokyo R&D extravaganza

We all know Sony for its games hardware, TVs, cameras and other audio-visual products, but it’s not such common knowledge that the company has a bleeding-edge research laboratory dedicated to exploring the technology of tomorrow just for the heck of it.

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Collaborative mapping, Wi-Fi navigation come to PSP in Japan
Read the full story Gaming | GPS 09:16 AM JMLH • Permalink

Not long after looking down and out for the count in its battle for handheld supremacy, Sony’s PlayStation Portable continues to get better by gaining useful hardware and software. Last month we saw a GPS golf caddy for the PSP – this time it’s a high-spec update to a GPS navigator application for the device.



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