Nokia Unveils New Strategy: Point, Shoot, Shop
The latest idea under development at Nokia's Research Centre is the technology that would allow users to turn shopping into photography.
December 14, 2007
The shots will be scanned by image recognition software, which will to seek out the wanted item on the shop's Internet site and buy, if available.
Also under development at Nokia there is another software aimed at Japanese or Chinese menus. According to the company, the new software will scan the afore-mentioned menus and translate them into English.
Up till now, the software can interpret around 9,000 words in Chinese and only 600 in Japanese, the company said.