> > ATRC, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO > > Re: TAGIN!, AN INDOOR POINT-OF-INTEREST (POI) TAGGING APP > > September 9, 2009 > > Background > > Outdoor point-of-interest (POI) tagging, which enables users > and service > providers to digitally save a location's name, and other > attributes, has > become a corner-stone of commercial GPS products and > services, as well > as a useful outdoor navigation aid for people with visual > impairments, > however, it has not yet reached its full potential in indoor > environments due to the poor performance of GPS in shaded > environments. > > tagin! 0.5.2b release > > The Adaptive Technology Resource Centre at the University of Toronto, > has developed "tagin!" an open-source WiFi-based indoor/outdoor POI > tagging service with room-level accuracy that will allow private and > public location-based products and services to enter still untapped > indoor spaces, while providing the redundancy required to bridge with > current, primarily outdoors, GPS-based products and services, > seamlessly. > > tagin! is currently in a beta stage and available for evaluation as a > firefox 3.5 extension at: > https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/13227 > > Planned features for future releases include: > + Mobile versions of tagin! > + Wayfinding features using mobile compass and accelerometer data > + A tagin! API for 3rd-party application development > + Automatic GPS coordinate retrieval and address lookup > + Tag voting system for public moderation > + User accounts and tags sharing > > We encourage you to try the tagin! Firefox extension and submit your > feedback to scyp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx or through the support pages at: > http://sourceforge.net/projects/tagin/support > > For additional information visit the project's page at: > http://scyp.atrc.utoronto.ca/tagin > > and the FAQ at: > http://scyp.atrc.utoronto.ca/tagin/tagin_faq > > To receive news on future releases, features and events > please subscribe > to our mailing list at: > https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/tagin-news > > Looking forward to your feedback! > > The tagin! team > ATRC, University of Toronto Check out the TABI resource web page at http://acorange.home.comcast.net/TABI to unsubscribe send a message, containing a subject line of the word unsubscribe, to tabi-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx if you'd like to unsubscribe you can do so through the freelists.org web interface, or by sending an email to the address tabi-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject.