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Re: POI based Open AR proposal

From: Henning Schulzrinne <hgs@cs.columbia.edu>
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2010 04:55:25 -0400
Cc: "Hermodsson, Klas" <Klas.Hermodsson@sonyericsson.com>, Thomas Wrobel <darkflame@gmail.com>, "roBman@mob-labs.com" <roBman@mob-labs.com>, "public-poiwg@w3.org" <public-poiwg@w3.org>
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To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>

On Sep 2, 2010, at 4:40 AM, Dan Brickley wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 10:30 AM, Henning Schulzrinne
> <hgs@cs.columbia.edu> wrote:
>> Two quick remarks:
>> 
>> - See LoST (RFC 5222) for an example of a global distributed infrastructure for mapping. Such infrastructure is probably well beyond the scope of the W3C.
> 
> Hadn't seen this, will take a look. http://tools.ietf.org/search/rfc5222
> 
> Is the spec getting much adoption?

It's one of the foundations for the next generation of emergency calling in the United States, and possibly elsewhere. Thus, it will eventually be likely to appear on most consumer wireless devices. (This mimics, to some extent, how GPS on consumer mobile devices became popular - it's an FCC mandate for 911 service if your cellular network can't do network-based positioning.)

Henning
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