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NeuAer lets you tag the radio signature of your ex

CueCat inventor's new real-world tagging technology uses all the sensors in your phone.

By February 24, 2011


Daqri connects QR codes to augmented reality

Augmented reality service overlays 3D images onto the real world through a smartphone, using the matrix barcodes as the anchor, for ads and commerce.

By February 23, 2011


Microsoft tries to reinvent the bar code

Like a modern-day CueCat, Microsoft's Tag technology uses a cell phone camera to read bar codes linking printed materials to online content.

By February 1, 2010


Microsoft Tag Reader for iPhone

Innovative new tag uses Tag Reader app and your iPhone's camera to get information to you quickly and easily.

By January 8, 2009


Buzz Out Loud 844: Number one in space junk, USA!

First if you're a U.S. citizen, then go vote on Tuesday. Second, feel the pride of what we suspect to be our country's lead in space junk. We also cover the new Nehalem processor details and uncover a few more details about Windows 7.

By November 3, 2008


Buzz Out Loud 843: Nine legal uses for BitTorrent

We asked. You answered. Our listeners provided not seven, not eight, but nine real legal legitimate uses for BitTorrent. Plus Apple's getting into an old-fashioned spat with IBM. Just like 1979 all over again.

By October 31, 2008


Buzz Out Loud 650: Calculus is bogus

Rounding down to zero? Pish-posh. In other intriguing news, Google and Dell may be working on an iPhone competitor. Dishy.

By January 30, 2008


Microsoft gives bar codes a splash of color

Software maker is licensing a new format that uses colorful triangles, rather than black and white lines, to pack more data into less space. Images: Microsoft's multicolor bar code

By April 16, 2007


Four services that do cool things for camera phones

These services will index, clean up, organize, and transfer your camera-phone images.

By November 19, 2006


Search technology comes to the camera phone

Image recognition technology turns the camera phone into a text-free tool for promotions and Internet search.

By November 22, 2005