Tech & You

How Your Phone Could Augment Your World


— A GPS receiver in the phone determines your position: latitude and longitude

— The camera in your smartphone snaps a photo of a building or other landmark

— The phone's built-in compass reports the direction in which the device is pointing

— A server associated with the app you're running analyzes these three inputs

— The server superimposes relevant info over the image on your screen

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