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Photos: GeoVector shows cell phone users the way

It serves up 3D maps and walking directions on mobile handsets for Japanese users--and it's aiming to break into the U.S. market, as well.
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GeoVector

A San Francisco company called GeoVector is aiming to help you find where you're going, via cell phone. Its software, seen here on display in Japan, serves up 3D maps and walking directions on mobile handsets. GeoVector is already selling the software to Japanese carriers and is negotiating with U.S. carriers.

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Search for snacks

This directional search on a Japanese landscape shows that snacks are to be found within 10 meters. The GeoVector software works in conjunction with GPS technology and a compass.

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Synch

3D synchronization is key to the GeoVector service.

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