Sean Savage, Parker Thompson, Damon McCormick: PlaceSite Network: San Jose

  • ©2006, Sean Savage, Parker Thompson, and Damon McCormick, PlaceSite Network: San Jose


    PlaceSite Network: San Jose

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    Project PlaceSite introduces a new way of using wireless networks – to create digital community services by, for and about people who are together in the same physical place. PlaceSite is an open platform for a new breed of Web service tied intimately to physical places. It lets people share information locally, apart from the global Web. PlaceSite is built upon what already exists — users don’t need to install new software or purchase new hardware. It also enables location-based services without relying on participation by cellular carriers or Internet service providers.