July 2, 2010

Try Nokia Point and Find!

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What's Nokia Point & Find?
It's a service you can use phone's camera point to some object or a barcode then mobile phone will show description on display. you can see their website, send email, send sms, call to their services, see video, etc... It's easy to reach their info or contact to call center.

Check out these video to get some ideas
Nokia Point & Find How-To Video (US & UK)
Nokia Point & Find - Beta Labs
Nokia Point & Find "Anthem Video" - I think this is very good video

Mobile phone supported
S60 3.1 and S60 3.2 devices for the experts: N82, N95 8GB, N95, E66, N81 8GB, N81, N76, E51, 6290, 6124 Classic, 6121 Classic, 6120 Classic, 6110 Navigator, 5700 XpressMusic, 5800 XpressMusic, E52, E71x, 6710 Navigator, 6720 Classic, 5630 XpressMusic, N85, 5730 XpressMusic, E75, N79, E55, N86, N86 8MP, N96, 5320 XpressMusic, 6650, 6210 Navigator, N78, 6220 Classic.

* I think newer above mobile phones could supported.

install Nokia Point & Find application
You can download at OVI Store then search"Nokia Point and Find"

Let's try
open Nokia Point & Find
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press Add/Remove World button (icon with + -)
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at left-bottom, type patrickz then press find button
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the application will download world (it's like a map or profile)
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point mobile phone to picture or movie poster (you can see below)

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point camera to POI (this case, I mean movie poster)

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You can use these movie poster for testing :)

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after point camera to movie poster, wait a second. Mobile phone could show some menu
  • movie info: click this menu to reading movie detail
  • movie trailer,I use Streaming Server (RTSP) from youtube
  • - youtube click and goto youtube page
at this situation, use can send email, send SMS and call to some phone no. It's depend by contents provider

try out real word!
I going to movie theater at Siam paragon which movie poster is quite high...

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I not sure point and find is work or not, but....
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it's work!

I have prepare some contents, i.e Ford, Mazda, Smirnoff try to point camera to their logo

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How do you feel? Are to try? Any ideas? Please let's me know!

UPDATE: here is my testing video

By Patrickz

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