Track, tag, and share your media life with Nokia viNe

Summary:Today, Nokia launched its new viNe service for selected Nseries devices. I logged in (you need a Nokia.com account) and see that the Nokia E71 is also supported and since that is the device I have 3G on here in the U.S. I am going to try it out with that device. Nokia viNe is a way to capture and geotag your music, photos, and videos as you are out and about. You can control when this geotagging and capturing is taking place, but it appears that everything you capture and then upload is available for public viewing so take care when you are using the service.

Track, tag, and share your media life with Nokia viNe
Today, Nokia launched its new viNe service for selected Nseries devices. I logged in (you need a Nokia.com account) and see that the Nokia E71 is also supported and since that is the device I have 3G on here in the U.S. I am going to try it out with that device. Nokia viNe is a way to capture and geotag your music, photos, and videos as you are out and about. You can control when this geotagging and capturing is taking place, but it appears that everything you capture and then upload is available for public viewing so take care when you are using the service.

You will also need a Nokia SportsTracker account to actually upload the content you capture with viNe. With viNe you can capture photos, videos, and the music you are listening to on your supported device. After you select Stop in the application, your data is then submitted to the Nokia servers and a virtual trail with this media content along the path is presented on a world map for people to view.

As stated on the Nokia viNe site:

But remember, everything you post will be open to the public, so mind your language. And if you want to edit anything after it's gone live, you can do so by logging into the Nokia Sports Tracker website.

So do be careful about what you capture since you don't want to create a situation that may compromise your safety and security. With three daughters in my own house, I doubt I'll be using this for family activities since the world is a lot more dangerous than it was when I was a kid. I would like to see the ability to keep your data private and only viewable to those you authorize, similar to how you can privatize your Share on Ovi photos and content.

Thanks to the Nokia Users site for the heads-up on the release.

Topics: Hardware, Mobility, Nokia

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Matthew Miller started using a mobile devices in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since. He is a co-host with GigaOM's Kevin Tofel on the MobileTechRoundup podcast and an author of three Wiley Companion series books. Matthew started using mobile devices with a US Robotics Pilot 1000 and has owned over 200 d... Full Bio

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